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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
252 PM CST SUN FEB 14 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...A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.5 INCHES OVER NEW
ENGLAND AND THE MID ATLANTIC WILL MOVE OFF THE EAST COAST MONDAY
WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES MOVES EAST ACROSS MANITOBA.
WEAKER TROUGHING AVERAGING 29.9 INCHES WILL TRAIL SOUTH ACROSS THE
PLAINS. THE CANADIAN LOW WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST OVER HUDSON BAY
THROUGH TONIGHT...TRAILING A WEAKER TROUGH ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY. THIS TROUGH WILL EVENTUALLY MOVE EAST ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN
ON TUESDAY...WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES DEVELOPS OVER THE
NORTHEASTERN STATES. HIGH PRESSURE RIDING OF 30.2 INCHES WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE BY WEDNESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-150300-
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-
252 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH. SNOW. WAVES
5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT
OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-150300-
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-
252 PM CST SUN FEB 14 2016

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 25 KT.
SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW WITH PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20
KT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT.

$$

LMZ761-150300-
MAFOR 1422/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12347 12447 13437 11527. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT MONDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13347 11437 11430 11420 11520 11510. PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9
FT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FT MONDAY.

$$


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