Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
700 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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-
700 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT SHARPLY BECOMING NORTH
GALES TO 35 KT LATE. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT BY MID AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

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CALUMET HARBOR TO GARY-GARY TO BURNS HARBOR-
BURNS HARBOR TO MICHIGAN CITY-
700 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHARPLY BECOMING NORTH GALES TO 35 KT NEAR
DAYBREAK. RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 1 FT QUICKLY BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT NEAR DAYBREAK.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT QUICKLY BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 30 KT LATE.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
10 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

MTF



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