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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
846 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
WILL SLIDE EAST TOWARDS THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGION SUNDAY. A WARM
FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE LAKE FROM SOUTH TO NORTH SUNDAY AS LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES MOVES TOWARD JAMES BAY BY SUNDAY NIGHT.
THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS
THE LAKE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES
WILL RETURN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY. THIS HIGH WILL SHIFT
EAST MID WEEK AND ALLOW ANOTHER STRONG WARM FRONT TO PASS OVER THE
LAKE THURSDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-170945-
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-
846 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST AND DIMINISHING
10 TO 15 KT LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-170945-
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-
846 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST AND DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-170945-
MAFOR 1703/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13420 12449 19459 11440 19459 11449 19459 11549.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUNDAY. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUNDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12410 11420 12449 12440 11449. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10
FT SUNDAY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT
SUNDAY EVENING.

$$


JEE



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