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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
844 AM CDT WED APR 9 2014

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 HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES ACROSS
THE MID AND UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY THIS MORNING WILL
QUICKLY SHIFT EAST REACHING WESTERN QUEBEC AND THE MID ATLANTIC
STATES THIS EVENING. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.1 INCHES OVER NORTHERN
SASKATCHEWAN WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO THIS EVENING AND
DEEPEN TO AROUND 28.8 INCHES BEFORE MOVING INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC
THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL TRAIL THIS LOW AND CROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES WILL MOVE OVER THE LAKE
INTO FRIDAY MORNING BEFORE A LOW OF AROUND 29.8 INCHES MOVES
ACROSS CENTRAL ONTARIO LATER FRIDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
WILL AFFECT THE REGION LATER IN THE WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-092145-
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-
844 AM CDT WED APR 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO  7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13
FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-092145-
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-
844 AM CDT WED APR 9 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE
THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1
TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
DURING THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO NORTH TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
LMZ761-092145-
MAFOR 0915/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11510 19530 13440 12540 12526. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT THURSDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11610 19520 11430 15540. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THURSDAY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT THURSDAY
MORNING.

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