Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
930 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 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>742-192115-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
930 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt.
Rain showers likely, mainly during the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
ft.
.TONIGHT...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest 15 to 25 kt
this evening. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Waves 2
to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest gales to
35 kt by late morning. Chance of showers. Waves 3 to 5 ft
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10
to 20 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft
subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.

$$

LMZ743>745-192115-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
930 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt.
Rain showers likely, mainly during the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft
building to 3 to 5 ft late.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 kt becoming northwest 15 to
25 kt after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Waves 3 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt becoming northwest gales to
40 kt by late morning. Chance of showers. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft building to 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18
ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 kt diminishing to 15 to
25 kt after midnight. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Waves 10 to 14 ft occasionally to 18 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft
occasionally to 10 ft after midnight.

$$

BMD



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