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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
244 PM CDT MON JUL 18 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 RIDGE OF 30.1 INCHES EXTENDS FROM EASTERN MANITOBA INTO
THE OHIO VALLEY AND WILL BUILD EAST TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY
TUESDAY EVENING. A 29.6 INCH LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE CANADIAN
PRAIRIES WEDNESDAY AND TRACK TO NORTHERN QUEBEC THURSDAY. ANOTHER
LOW OF 29.8 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE DAKOTAS THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY...THEN LIFT INTO ONTARIO SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-190345-
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-
244 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING EAST OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-190345-
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-
244 PM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-190345-
MAFOR 1821/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13900 12200 13300. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 14900 11100 13300. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

KMD



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