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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
830 AM CST TUE FEB 9 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...THE 29.5 INCH LOW OVER LAKE HURON WILL REACH NEW
ENGLAND THIS EVENING AND THEN MERGE WITH A DEEPER LOW JUST OFF THE
NEW ENGLAND COAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. MEANWHILE...HIGH PRESSURE OF
30.5 INCHES STRETCHING FROM THE HIGH PLAINS INTO THE NORTHWEST
TERRITORIES SLOWLY BUILDS EASTWARD...BECOMING CENTERED OVER IOWA
THURSDAY AND THEN OVER THE MID ATLANTIC COAST FRIDAY. A 30.1 INCH
LOW FORMS OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT AND REACHES
NEW ENGLAND FRIDAY EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.9 INCHES BUILDS
OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS FRIDAY AND MOVES OVER THE LAKE SATURDAY
EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-669-868-870-092245-
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 SHEBOYGAN TO PORT WASHINGTON WI 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-
830 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT. FREEZING
SPRAY. OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ080-671-673-675-777-779-872-874-876-878-092245-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 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 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-
830 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

PORT WASHINGTON WI TO WHITEHALL MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS
TO 35 KT IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

$$
LMZ761-092245-
MAFOR 0916/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...16857. FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...13747 14747 19757 11747. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 5
TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TODAY BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT AND CONTINUING WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

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