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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
847 PM CDT WED MAY 25 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 HAS BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE LAKE THIS AFTERNOON. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES
WILL MOVE FROM THE NORTHERN PLAINS THIS EVENING TO WESTERN
ONTARIO THURSDAY EVENING. THIS WILL LIFT THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY BACK
NORTH AS A WARM FRONT. ANOTHER LOW OF 29.6 INCHES IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT AND MOVE NORTHEAST TO THE
UPPER MIDWEST OR WESTERN LAKES REGION SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT
AND THEN INTO ONTARIO SUNDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-261000-
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-
847 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST. AREAS OF
FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS
OF FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-261000-
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-
847 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
AREAS OF FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-261000-
MAFOR 2603/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11219 12313 14423 11413. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11429 14423 11423 12413. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT AND AGAIN THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.

$$

BMD



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