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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
249 PM 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 to the north of Lake
Superior this afternoon will continue eastward tonight. 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.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-170430-
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-
249 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.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.
Freezing spray. Chance of snow. Waves 3 to 5 ft building to 4 to
6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Chance of snow in the evening. Freezing spray. Waves 4 to
7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 20 kt. Freezing spray. Waves 4 to
6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest.
Freezing spray. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Freezing spray. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
20 kt. Freezing spray. Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt becoming east 10 to
20 kt. Freezing spray. Snow likely. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Waves 1 to
3 ft.

Wave forecast is for ice free areas

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-170430-
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-
249 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of snow
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to
8 ft.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northeast. Freezing
spray in the morning. Snow likely. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally
to 9 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Snow likely in the
evening, then chance of snow overnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of snow in the morning.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest 10 to
15 kt. Chance of snow in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming east 15 to
25 kt. Snow likely. Waves 1 to 2 ft building to 2 to 4 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds to 30 kt becoming southeast 15 to 25 kt.
Chance of snow. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.

Wave forecast is for ice free areas

$$

LMZ761-170430-
MAFOR 1622/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12110 11120 13220 12120. Chance of snow Sunday.
Waves 2 to 4 ft. Waves 3 to 5 ft Sunday. Wave heights are for ice
free areas.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11110 12220 11230 11220 13227. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft tonight. Waves 4 to 7
ft occasionally to 9 ft Sunday.

$$

DDV

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