Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
308 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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 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.

LMZ740-741-171530-
WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
308 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND EASING TO
15 TO 20 KT THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ742>745-171530-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-
GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
308 AM CDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

$$

KJB



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