Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
705 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ643-121700-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
705 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots easing to 15 to 25 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots late in the morning, then becoming
northwest 15 to 25 knots early in the afternoon becoming 15 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the afternoon.
Chance of flurries in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight backing southwest 5 to
15 knots early in the morning. Chance of snow after midnight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots backing southeast with
gusts to around 20 knots late in the morning, then becoming east
15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon becoming east 15 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the afternoon.
Snow. Waves around 1 foot building to 3 to 5 feet in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 25 knots backing north
late in the evening, then becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight
backing northwest early in the morning. Chance of snow through
around midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late
in the evening, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after midnight
subsiding to 3 to 4 feet early in the morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ644-121700-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
705 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots easing to 15 to 25 knots
late in the morning, then becoming northwest 15 to 25 knots early
in the afternoon becoming 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon.
Freezing spray in the morning. chance of flurries in the morning.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming
west 5 to 10 knots after midnight backing southwest 5 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Chance of snow after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots backing southeast late in
the morning, then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots early in the
afternoon becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots late in the
afternoon. Snow. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 25 knots backing north
late in the evening, then becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight
backing northwest 10 to 20 knots early in the morning. Chance of
snow through around midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ645-121700-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
705 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming
15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots late in the
afternoon. Chance of flurries in the morning. freezing spray in
the morning. Waves 6 to 8 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then backing
west after midnight backing southwest 5 to 15 knots early in the
morning. Chance of snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet early in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots
late in the morning, then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots early
in the afternoon backing east 10 to 20 knots late in the
afternoon. Snow. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 20 knots backing north
late in the evening, then becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight
backing northwest 10 to 20 knots early in the morning. Gusts up
to 25 knots. Chance of snow through around midnight, then slight
chance of snow after midnight. 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.

$$
LMZ646-121700-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
705 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots easing to 15 to 25 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Chance of flurries in the
morning. freezing spray in the morning. Waves 6 to 8 feet
subsiding to 3 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots
late in the evening, then becoming west 5 to 10 knots after
midnight backing southwest 5 to 15 knots early in the morning.
Slight chance of snow after midnight. Waves 3 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 2 feet after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots
late in the morning, then easing to 10 to 15 knots early in the
afternoon backing east 5 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Snow
likely through the day. Slight chance of light freezing drizzle
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 3 to 4 feet in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots backing north
late in the evening, then becoming north 15 to 20 knots after
midnight backing northwest 10 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance of snow through around midnight,
then slight chance of snow after midnight. 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.

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




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