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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
240 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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...A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE
LAKE THIS MORNING BEFORE STALLING. MEANWHILE...BROAD HIGH
PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL SETUP OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES.
A 29.7 INCH LOW OVER THE DAKOTAS WILL SHIFT INTO ONTARIO ON
WEDNESDAY BEFORE ENDING UP NEAR JAMES BAY ON THURSDAY. AN
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL THEN SHIFT OVER THE LAKE
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-311530-
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-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO
MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 5 NM OFFSHORE TO MID
LAKE-
240 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-311530-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
240 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ761-311530-
MAFOR 3109/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11820 14120 11220 12320 19330. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TODAY BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14200 11200 11210 12320. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
TODAY...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

$$


KJB



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