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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
248 AM CDT THU MAY 7 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 30.2 INCH HIGH IS OVER NEW ENGLAND WHILE A 29.6
INCH LOW IS OVER THE UPPER PLAINS. THE LOW MOVES OVER JAMES BAY
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE LOW CONTINUES NORTHEAST AND DRAGS A COLD
FRONT OVER THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT LOW FORMS OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS SATURDAY NIGHT AND IMPACTS THE LAKE EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-071530-
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-
248 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-071530-
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-
248 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS OF FOG
THROUGH THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20
KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-071530-
MAFOR 0710/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11423 13420 14430. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT TODAY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11324 12424 14420 11420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.

$$


JEE


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