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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

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 HEIGHT 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.

.SYNOPSIS... A 29.4 INCH LOW OVER PULLED A COLD FRONT OVER THE
LAKE THIS EVENING. A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE AVERAGING 30.0
INCHES MOVES OVER THE REGION MONDAY. THE NEXT LOW BEGINS AT 29.7
INCHES OVER SASKATCHEWAN MONDAY MORNING AND DROPS ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF LAKE MICHIGAN LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. THE LOW THEN REACHES THE MID ATLANTIC COAST TUESDAY
EVENING AS A 30.0 INCH HIGH SPREADS OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES.
AS THE HIGH SHIFTS EAST...A 29.4 INCH LOW TRAVELS EAST OVER FAR
SOUTHERN CANADA BEFORE DEEPENING TO 29.2 INCHES OVER JAMES BAY
THURSDAY EVENING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-300915-
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-
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN OR VERY LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO
SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-300915-
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-
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
20 KT...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH TO 30 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WAVE FORECAST IS FOR ICE FREE AREAS

$$

LMZ761-300915-
MAFOR 3004/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12640 11630 12620 11610 11410 11310. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT MONDAY. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS MONDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12640 11630 11620 11610 11510 11500 11410. CHANCE
OF RAIN MONDAY EVENING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT MONDAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT MONDAY EVENING.

$$


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