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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
847 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND 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.

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES EXTENDS FROM THE
TENNESSEE VALLEY TO THE GULF COAST THIS MORNING. THIS RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST TOWARDS THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION
TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.5 INCHES WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
THE NORTHERN ROCKIES AND TRACK ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN SATURDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.8 INCHES WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AND OVER LAKE MICHIGAN BY MONDAY
NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE IS THEN EXPECTED TO TRACK WELL NORTH OF THE
AREA BUT LEAD TO A PERIOD OF STRONGER NORTHWESTERLY WINDS LATER
SUNDAY INTO MONDAY FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-282230-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEUL CHOIX POINT TO THE
MACKINAC BRIDGE AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CHARLEVOIX MI TO SOUTH
FOX ISLAND 5 NM OFFSHORE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM CHARLEVOIX TO POINT BETSIE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM STURGEON BAY TO TWO RIVERS WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
847 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING 15 TO 25 KT. PERIODS OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-282230-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 5 NM OFFSHORE
TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PORT WASHINGTON TO NORTH POINT LIGHT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM NORTH POINT LIGHT TO WIND POINT WI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WIND POINT WI TO WINTHROP HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WINTHROP HARBOR TO WILMETTE HARBOR IL 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WILMETTE HARBOR IL TO MICHIGAN CITY IN 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM ST. JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
847 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
LMZ761-282230-
MAFOR 2816/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12527 11427 19437 12437 13430. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11527 11537 15430. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

KJB




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