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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
852 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

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...LARGE HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES CONTINUES TO
DOMINATE THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE COUNTRY THIS WEEK. A LOW
PRESSURE TROUGH AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES WILL REMAIN PARKED OVER THE
CENTER OF THE COUNTRY THIS WEEK AS WELL. LOW PRESSURE ON THE NORTH
END OF THE TROUGH AXIS WILL PASS THROUGH JAMES BAY SATURDAY THEN
OFF TO THE EAST COAST OF CANADA SUNDAY. LATE IN THE WEEKEND OR
EARLY NEXT WEEK A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE LAKE AND BRINGS A CHANGE
TO THIS PATTERN.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-030915-
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-
852 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. HIGHER
WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-030915-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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-
852 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. HIGHER WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO EAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-030915-
MAFOR 0303/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13206 19313 12200 13110. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11410 12510 11400 11300 13200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

MTF



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