Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
933 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG
WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES
WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

LMZ740>742-232200-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
933 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN OR SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

$$

LMZ743>745-232200-
CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
933 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 1 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE
NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KT POSSIBLE IN THE EVENING. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.

$$




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