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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 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...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES
IS CENTERED ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...AND WILL
CONTINUE SOUTH TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES
OVER NORTHERN LAKE SUPERIOR WILL MOVE SOUTH TONIGHT...WITH A
TRAILING COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY SATURDAY. A
30.0 INCH HIGH WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES OVER THE
WEEKEND THEN MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. THE HIGH
WILL MOVE TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES EARLY NEXT WEEK WHILE LOW
PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES EJECTS NORTHEAST FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-070315-
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-
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-070315-
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-
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO WEST 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
8 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO WEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-070315-
MAFOR 0621/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13420 11620 11730 12830 11820. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE SATURDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT SATURDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13420 11520 11630 12840 11830. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8FT
SATURDAY.

$$

KMD



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