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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
259 AM CDT Wed May 22 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...

Low pressure of 29.3 inches will continue northeast over the
central plains into the northwestern parts of the Great Lakes
region. Winds will be gusty out of southeast this morning but
will turn to the south/southwest today as the low lifts into
Minnesota by the afternoon. Winds will weaken a little tonight as
the low departs and high pressure approaches. No gale force wind
events are expected through the week ahead.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-221515-
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 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southeast. Periods of
rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms this morning,
then isolated rain showers this afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 ft
occasionally to 8 ft.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest 10 to
20 kt. Scattered rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west 15 to
25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north
10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 10 to 20 kt.
Chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 20 kt becoming south.
Chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt backing to south. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-221515-
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 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TODAY...Southeast winds to 30 kt becoming south 15 to 25 kt.
Scattered rain showers this morning. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally
to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest 10 to
20 kt. Scattered showers with a chance of thunderstorms
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west. Waves 2 to
4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north
10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southeast 10 to 20 kt.
Chance of rain showers. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest.
Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers. Waves
2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

LMZ761-221515-
MAFOR 2209/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11236 11336 13330 11320 12420. Scattered showers
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8
ft today. Waves 3 to 5 ft tonight.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11346 12330 12430 11420 11430 11530. Chance of
thunderstorms early, then scattered showers this morning.
Scattered showers and chance of thunderstorms after midnight
tonight. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft today. Waves 3 to 5
ft tonight.

$$


Kuroski

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