Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
913 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average 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.

LMZ740>742-241100-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
913 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northeast
toward daybreak. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain. Chance of a
wintry mix in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 kt becoming southwest
gales to 35 kt after midnight. Rain and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ743>745-241100-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
913 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 kt veering to
northeast 10 to 15 kt toward daybreak. Slight chance of snow.
Waves 1 ft to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of rain. Chance of a
wintry mix in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 kt becoming southwest
gales to 35 kt after midnight. Rain and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then rain likely after midnight.
Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft after
midnight.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$
JEE


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