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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
259 PM CST Sun Feb 10 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...

Broad ridge of high pressure of 30.5 inches from southern Ontario
to the Mid Atlantic States will move northward, while low
pressure develops over the southern Great Plains through Monday.
This will maintain modest easterly flow over Lake Michigan. Low
pressure of 29.5 inches will then track from the southern Great
Plains to far southern Lake Michigan or northern Indiana by the
middle of the day on Tuesday. The low will then continue across
Lake Huron into Ontario for Tuesday night into Wednesday. A few
easterly gusts to gale force are possible Monday night into
Tuesday morning but west to northwest gales will become likely
Tuesday night through Wednesday morning for the central and
northern portions of Lake Michigan.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-110445-
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-
259 PM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 kt. Snow this evening, then slight
chance of light freezing rain and snow overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Freezing
spray in the morning. Slight chance of snow in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 25 to 30 kt possibly increasing to
gales to 35 kt. Freezing spray. Chance of snow. Waves 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft.
.TUESDAY...East winds to 30 kt possibly increasing to gales to
35 kt becoming northeast. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 6 to 9 ft
occasionally to 12 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 kt becoming northwest.
Freezing spray. Snow likely in the evening, then chance of snow
overnight. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft building to 5 to
8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 kt becoming west to 30 kt.
Chance of snow in the morning. Freezing spray. Waves 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to
8 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Freezing spray. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 kt becoming northeast 10 to
15 kt. Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 35 kt increasing to gales to 40 kt.
Freezing spray. Chance of snow. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to
13 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-110445-
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-
259 PM CST Sun Feb 10 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of snow and light
freezing rain this evening, then slight chance of light freezing
rain overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 25 kt. Chance of
snow and slight chance of light freezing rain in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to 4 to 7 ft
occasionally to 9 ft.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 25 to 30 kt possibly increasing to
gales. Snow and light freezing rain in the evening, then snow and
freezing rain overnight. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.
.TUESDAY...East winds to 30 kt backing to north. Gales possible. Snow,
rain and light freezing rain in the morning, then snow likely in
the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 40 kt. Freezing spray. Chance
of snow. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft building to 8 to
11 ft occasionally to 14 ft.
.WEDNESDAY...West gales to 40 kt diminishing to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Freezing spray in the morning. Chance of snow in the
morning. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft subsiding to 5 to
8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west.
Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 kt veering to east 10 to 15 kt.
Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRIDAY...North gales to 40 kt. Freezing spray. Snow. Waves 7 to
10 ft occasionally to 13 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally
to 18 ft.

$$

LMZ761-110445-
MAFOR 1022/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12217 12210 12220 12230. Waves 2 to 4 ft tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft Monday. Wave heights are
for ice free areas.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11227 11220 12210 12220 12230. Chance of light
freezing rain early, then chance of snow and light freezing rain
this evening. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft
Monday.

$$


Gehring

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