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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
842 AM CDT THU JUL 17 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...BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN
LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY WILL BUILD SLIGHTLY TO 30.2 INCHES AS IT
MOVES ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC AND NORTHEAST TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
WEAK RIDGING AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES WILL LINGER TO THE WEST ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN LAKES INTO FRIDAY. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES WILL
DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN ALBERTA TODAY...AND WILL TRACK NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIE PROVENCES ON ITS WAY TO HUDSON BAY BY
SATURDAY. ANOTHER TROUGH AVERAGING 29.5 INCHES WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES AND THE NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS OVER
THE WEEKEND...WHILE WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING LINGERS OVER THE
GREAT LAKES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-172000-
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-
842 AM CDT THU JUL 17 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-172000-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
842 AM CDT THU JUL 17 2014

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$
LMZ761-172000-
MAFOR 1715/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11410 12420 14520 11410. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11510 15410 11410. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$




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