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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
838 AM 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
STRETCHES FROM THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES SOUTH TO THE GULF OF MEXICO
AND WILL DRIFT SOUTH OF THE GREAT LAKES LATER TODAY. MEANWHILE...A
LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES OVER WESTERN ONTARIO WILL MOVE TO
QUEBEC LATE 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.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-062145-
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-
838 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

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

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-062145-
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-
838 AM CDT FRI MAY 6 2016

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BACKING TO WEST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING EAST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$
LMZ761-062145-
MAFOR 0615/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11420 14430 11510 11729 11830. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11410 14420 11520 11620 11730 19740. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY AND TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SATURDAY MORNING.

$$


KJB



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