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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
832 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES OVER SOUTHERN LAKE HURON
THIS MORNING WILL TRACK SOUTHEAST TO LAKE ERIE BY MIDDAY AND
MERGE WITH SURFACE LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST SATURDAY
MORNING. MEANWHILE...VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.7 INCHES
OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS WILL QUICKLY MOVE SOUTHEAST INTO THE MID
AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TODAY. STORM FORCE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF THE LAKE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY BEFORE
EASING TO GALES THIS EVENING AND FURTHER DIMINISHING SATURDAY
MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVER LAKE MICHIGAN. THE HIGH WILL
STEADILY MOVE SOUTHEAST OF THE LAKE SUNDAY WHILE LOW PRESSURE
MOVES NORTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS. ANOTHER LOW IS
EXPECTED TO TRACK FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND ACROSS LAKE
MICHIGAN TUESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-563-312200-
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 ROCK ISLAND PASSAGE TO STURGEON BAY WI-
832 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 45 KT. A FEW STORM FORCE GUSTS TO
50 KT DURING THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO
16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 24 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 40 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT
INTO THE OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-366-565-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-
878-312200-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM POINT BETSIE TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
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 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
832 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI SOUTH

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH STORM FORCE WINDS TO 50 KT. A FEW STORM
FORCE GUSTS TO 55 KT POSSIBLE MID TO LATE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 18
TO 23 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 28 FT INTO THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH STORM FORCE WINDS TO 50 KT EASING TO GALES TO 45
KT DURING THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KT LATE. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO SOUTH.
WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

&&STORM
LMZ761-312200-
MAFOR 3115/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
11860 19870 12860 12850 11840 12830. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING WITH ISOLATE SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO 16
OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 24 FT
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...
13877 11867 12857 11850 19840 11140. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 18 TO 23 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 28 FT
THIS AFTERNOON...SUBSIDING TO WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20
FT LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

$$

KJB





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