Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
932 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

For waters within 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 waves, along with the
average height of the highest 10 percent of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

LMZ740-131015-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
932 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 3 to 5 ft toward
daybreak.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt
in the morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to
35 kt after midnight. Rain showers. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally
to 12 ft building to 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast gales to 40 kt. Rain showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 ft
occasionally to 16 ft.

$$

LMZ741-742-131015-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
932 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 kt increasing to 30 kt
after midnight. Rain showers likely in the evening, then showers
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to
6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds to 30 kt. Rain showers in the
morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 7 to 10 ft
occasionally to 13 ft.

$$

LMZ743>745-131015-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
932 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft toward daybreak.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to 20 kt
in the afternoon. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Chance of showers through the day. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 kt becoming east after
midnight. Rain showers likely in the evening, then showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 25 kt. Rain showers in the morning,
then showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft building to 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft
in the afternoon.

$$

- Izzi



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