Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
105 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ643-182300-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
106 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...South wind 15 to 25 knots rising to up to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 knots. Partly
sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 8 feet late in the
afternoon.
.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 through around midnight then becoming mostly 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 becoming 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 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 backing north late
in the evening, then easing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight
veering northeast 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.

$$
LMZ644-182300-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
106 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...South wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
late 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 becoming south 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Partly cloudy through around midnight then
becoming mostly 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 backing northeast 5 to 15 knots early in the
afternoon rising to 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 becoming 10 to 15 knots after
midnight veering northeast 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.

$$
LMZ645-646-182300-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
106 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...South wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 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. Slight chance of drizzle after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the morning, then rising to 10 to 15 knots early
in the afternoon backing northeast 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 northeast 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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