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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
840 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

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 of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

.SYNOPSIS...

High pressure of 30.3 inches centered over Minnesota this morning
will move across the Upper Great Lakes today. Low pressure of
29.7 inches will move from around the Missouri/Arkansas border
Sunday morning to the Ohio River Valley Sunday evening, causing
brisk east to northeast winds over Lake Michigan and some higher
waves across western parts of the lake. Lighter winds will return
for Monday and Tuesday as high pressure of 30.7 inches approaches
from the Northern Plains. No gale force winds are expected.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-162215-
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-
840 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 kt. Freezing spray through
mid morning. Chance of flurries. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to
1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt.
Freezing spray. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northeast 15 to 25 kt.
Chance of snow showers in the morning. Freezing spray. Waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of snow in
the evening. Freezing spray. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to
9 ft.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north. Freezing
spray. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest.
Freezing spray. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt. Freezing spray. Chance of
snow. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Snow likely. Waves 3 to
5 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-162215-
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-
840 AM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Chance of flurries.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Freezing spray overnight.
Slight chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft building
to 3 to 5 ft.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northeast. Freezing
spray in the morning. Snow showers in the morning, then snow in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of snow.
Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north. Chance of
snow in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 15 to 25 kt. Snow likely. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.

$$

LMZ761-162215-
MAFOR 1616/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12810 12110 14220. Chance of snow showers Sunday
morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft this afternoon and tonight. Waves 3 to 5
ft Sunday morning. Wave heights are for ice free areas.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11110 12120 13220 12237. Waves 2 to 4 ft this
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft tonight. Waves 4
to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft Sunday morning.

$$


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