Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
705 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ643-181700-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
705 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing south 10 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the morning, then
rising to 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots early in
the afternoon rising to up to 30 knots with gusts to around
35 knots late in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 foot
building to 6 to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots becoming south 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots late in the evening, then becoming 15 to 20 knots after
midnight easing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy. Waves 7 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots backing southeast late in the
morning, then becoming northeast 10 to 20 knots early in the
afternoon rising to 15 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy
fog in the morning. chance of rain in the morning, then rain and
slight chance of freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight, then becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Rain and slight chance of light freezing
rain. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet late in the
evening, then subsiding to 4 to 6 feet after midnight subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet early in the morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ644-181700-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
705 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing south 10 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the morning, then
rising to 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in the
afternoon. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 foot building to 4 to
6 feet.
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots
late in the evening, then easing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots after midnight becoming south 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding
to 3 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...South wind 5 to 10 knots backing southeast late in the
morning, then becoming east 10 to 15 knots early in the afternoon
backing northeast 10 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy
fog in the morning. rain likely in the morning, then rain in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet in the late
morning and early afternoon, then building to 2 to 4 feet late in
the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots backing north 10 to
20 knots late in the evening, then veering northeast 10 to
15 knots after midnight easing to 5 to 10 knots early in the
morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through around midnight.
Rain through the night. Waves 3 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
in the late evening and early morning, then subsiding to 3 to
4 feet early in the morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ645-646-181700-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
705 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing south 10 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the morning, then
rising to 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots early in
the afternoon becoming south 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves around 1 foot
building to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots
late in the evening, then easing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots after midnight. Slight chance of drizzle after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots late in
the afternoon. Patchy fog in the morning. rain likely in the
morning, then rain and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots becoming north 10 to 15 knots late in the evening, then
easing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight veering east early in the
morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through around midnight.
Rain through the night. Waves 3 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
See Lake Michigan Open Waters Forecast for Tuesday through Thursday.




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