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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
851 AM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

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 29.7 inches will slowly move from southwest
Arkansas into the Tennessee Valley today and tonight. High
pressure of 30.3 inches will slowly move into the Western Great
Lakes Region tonight and Saturday. Another high pressure of 30.4
inches will move into the Central Plains on Sunday, and into
Minnesota Sunday night. Low pressure of 29.2 inches should then
move across Hudson Bay Sunday into Sunday night.

LMZ261-362-364-563-142230-
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 Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
851 AM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI NORTH...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to
25 kt. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt late
in the evening, then becoming northwest after midnight becoming
north late. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to
1 to 2 ft.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Patchy fog in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 15 to 25 kt.
Waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest. Waves
4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 15 to 25 kt.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt backing to south 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

LMZ366-565-567-669-671-673-868-870-872-874-142230-
Lake Michigan from Point Betsie to Manistee MI 5 NM offshore to
Mid Lake-
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 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 Pentwater to Manistee MI 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-
851 AM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

STURGEON BAY WI TO POINT BETSIE MI SOUTH TO WIND POINT WI TO
HOLLAND MI...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 kt becoming west 10 to
20 kt. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt veering to northeast 10 to
15 kt. Patchy fog overnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southeast 10 to
15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west 15 to 25 kt.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest. Waves
3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt backing to south 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

LMZ080-675-777-779-876-878-142230-
Lake Michigan from Michigan City IN to St. Joseph MI 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 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-
851 AM CST Fri Dec 14 2018

WIND POINT WI TO HOLLAND MI SOUTH...

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to
20 kt. Areas of dense fog through mid morning, then patchy fog
this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt. Patchy fog in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to
10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Waves
1 to 2 ft.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 kt becoming northwest. Waves
3 to 5 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming south 10 to
20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

$$

LMZ761-142230-
MAFOR 1416/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11523 12530 12620 11710 11813 11113.
Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less tonight.
Waves 1 ft or less Saturday morning.

MICHIGAN CENTRAL 11613 13610 11710 11810 11113 11123. Waves 1 to 3
ft today through Saturday.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11824 11823 12820 12120 11123 11133. Waves 1 to 3
ft this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft tonight and Saturday morning.

$$
MBK

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