Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
314 PM CDT SAT APR 12 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.

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WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR-
WILMETTE HARBOR TO NORTHERLY ISLAND-
NORTHERLY ISLAND TO CALUMET HARBOR-
314 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE
THIS EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING NORTH EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT LATE. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT BY DAYBREAK.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.

$$

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
314 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AND
INCREASING TO GALES TO 40 KT BY DAYBREAK. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT EASING TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT.

$$

KJB







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