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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
845 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.4 INCHES OVER THE EASTERN OHIO
VALLEY WILL MOVE TO THE MID ATLANTIC BY THIS AFTERNOON. LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER JAMES BAY THIS EVENING AS
IT DEEPENS TO 29.3 INCHES. A TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE LAKE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING. A WEAK RIDGE OF
30.0 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER THE LAKE MONDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE LOW
PRESSURE AROUND 29.7 INCHES MOVES ACROSS THE LAKE TUESDAY MORNING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-292200-
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-
845 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH STORM FORCE TO 50 KT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 45 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 12
TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 22 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. RAIN
OR SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO
SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-292200-
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-
845 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH GALES TO 45 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40
KT. SHOWERS OR BRIEF SNOW OR SLEET THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT BUILDING TO
12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 30
KT ARE POSSIBLE IN THE EARLY EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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&&STORM
LMZ761-292200-
MAFOR 2916/
MICHIGAN NORTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...12477 11567 11650
11640 19650 11640 11630 11730. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS
MORNING AND LATE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 12 TO 16 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT BUILDING TO 14 TO
18 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 24 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 15 FT SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT MONDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12466 11550 11640 19650
13640 11630. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 10
TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 20 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT MONDAY MORNING.

$$


JEE


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