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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
852 AM CST Tue Feb 19 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 30.7 inches over the Central Great Lakes will
move into New York today, and into New England tonight. Generally
light winds are expected on Lake Michigan into this evening.

Low pressure of 29.6 inches will then move from the Southern
Plains to south central Wisconsin tonight into Wednesday, then
into Ontario and Quebec Wednesday Night and Thursday. Gusty east
to southeast winds are expected later tonight into Wednesday, with
gusty southwest to west winds Wednesday night into Thursday.

High pressure of 30.3 inches will then move from southeast
Missouri into Wisconsin Thursday, and into the Eastern Great Lakes
Friday. Lighter winds are expected Thursday night into Friday.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-192230-
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-
852 AM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest 10 to
20 kt. Freezing spray through mid morning. Slight chance of snow
through mid morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast. Slight
chance of snow overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt becoming east to 30 kt.
Chance of snow and light freezing rain in the morning, then snow
with a chance of light freezing rain in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 ft building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds to 30 kt veering to southwest.
Snow with rain and light freezing rain likely in the evening.
Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Waves
4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest. Waves 1 to
2 ft.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming east 10 to
15 kt. Chance of snow. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Wave forecast is for ice free areas

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-192230-
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-
852 AM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming south. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt
after midnight, then becoming east 15 to 25 kt late. Chance of
snow and slight chance of light freezing rain overnight. Waves
1 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds to 30 kt becoming southeast. Snow and
light freezing rain in the morning, then rain likely with pockets
of freezing rain and snow in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 kt becoming west. Chance
of light freezing rain in the evening. Waves 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.THURSDAY...West winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt. Waves
4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southeast 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 1 ft or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming east. Chance of
rain and snow. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

Wave forecast is for ice free areas

$$

LMZ761-192230-
MAFOR 1916/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12520 11510 11520 11510 11410 11320 11330. Chance
of snow Wednesday morning. Waves 1 to 3 ft this afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 ft tonight. Waves 3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft Wednesday morning. Wave heights are for ice
free areas.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11510 11400 13310 11320 11230 11247. Chance of
snow overnight. Waves 1 ft or less this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
ft building to 3 to 5 ft tonight. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to
9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft Wednesday
morning.

$$
Wood

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