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FZUS63 KLOT 011355 AAA
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
853 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 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...
LOW PRESSURE OF 29.9 INCHES EAST OF JAMES BAY WILL LIFT NORTHEAST
TODAY...TRAILING A WEAK TROUGH ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART OF THE
LAKE. THIS TROUGH WILL DISSIPATE BY THIS AFTERNOON...WITH WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES DEVELOPING ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES TONIGHT AND LINGERING THROUGH SATURDAY. ANOTHER WEAK LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.0 INCHES WILL PASS NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR
SUNDAY...AND WILL TRAIL A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHERN
LAKES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO
SAG SOUTH AND LOSE DEFINITION MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1
INCHES DEVELOPING MONDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OF
29.8 INCHES WILL DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS BY MID WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-012200-
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-
853 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE THIS
AFTERNOON.  AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST LATE THIS
EVENING...THEN NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-012200-
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-
853 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTH BY
MIDDAY.
PATCHY FOG. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO
SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST MONDAY NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO EAST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$
LMZ761-012200-
MAFOR 0115/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11303 13900 11200 13100. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE TONIGHT AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11510 12400 12300 13200. PATCHY FOG THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

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