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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
255 PM CDT THU OCT 16 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 29.4 INCH LOW OVER NORTH DAKOTA WILL MOVE EAST
ALONG THE UPPER MIDWEST THIS EVENING. THIS LOW WILL APPROACH LAKE
SUPERIOR BY LATE TONIGHT. BY FRIDAY A NEW LOW PRESSURE IS
FORECAST TO MERGE WITH THE REMNANTS OF THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES LOW
OVER ONTARIO. AS THIS OCCURS...THE LOW IS FORECAST TO DEEPEN TO
AROUND 29.1 INCHES...WHILE MOVING JUST EAST OF JAMES BAY FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
OVER THE LAKE BY FRIDAY EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-170315-
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-
255 PM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KT FROM LATE EVENING ON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT FROM
LATE MORNING ON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-170315-
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-
255 PM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ761-170315-
MAFOR 1621/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14520 12730 12740. CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASOINALLY TO 8 FT LATE FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11510 11520 12530 14640. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT FRIDAY.

$$

BEACHLER




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