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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
254 AM CST MON NOV 24 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...DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE OF 29.1 OVER THE LAKE THIS
MORNING WILL BEGIN TO RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT LIFTS NORTH UP LAKE
MICHIGAN...THEN DEEPENS TO 28.8 INCHES AS IT NEARS THE MACKINAC
STRAITS THIS MORNING. THE LOW WILL TRACK NORTHEAST INTO QUEBEC
MONDAY NIGHT DEEPENING A BIT FARTHER TO 28.7 INCHES. WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE AROUND 30.2 TRANSITS THE LAKE TUESDAY...FOLLOWED QUICKLY
BY A 29.6 INCH LOW THAT WILL PASS JUST SOUTH OF THE LAKE
WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE AROUND 30.5 INCHES MOVES INTO THE
NORTHERN PLAINS BEHIND THIS LOW...THEN OVER THE LAKE BY FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-241800-
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-
254 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...WINDS QUICKLY BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON WITH A FEW
GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT POSSIBLE LATE. RAIN THIS MORNING...THEN
SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35
KT IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT SUBSIDING TO WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8
FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20
KT THURSDAY NIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-241800-
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-
254 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST GALES TO 45 KT
FROM LATE MORNING ON. RAIN AND SHOWERS THIS MORNING... THEN SNOW
OR RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 40 KT...SUBSIDING TO 30 KT LATE. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BRIEFLY...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25
KT FROM MID MORNING ON. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FT OVERNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
THURSDAY NIGHT.  CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-241800-
MAFOR 2410/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11916 11616 11737 12747 19757 13747. AREAS OF DENSE
FOG EARLY THIS MORNING.  WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...
12526 11647 19657 12657 19667 13657. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY THIS
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14
FT THIS AFTERNOON...THEN 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT EARLY
THIS EVENING.

$$

KMD





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