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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
845 AM CDT TUE APR 28 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES SPANS THE WESTERN LAKES
AND UPPER MIDWEST. THE RIDGE AXIS WILL VERY SLOWLY SHIFT EAST TO
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES BY SATURDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE
AVERAGING 29.6 INCHES WILL MOVE EAST ALONG THE GULF COAST THROUGH
WEDNESDAY...THEN NORTHEAST ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST THURSDAY

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-282230-
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-
845 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-282230-
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-
845 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.

$$

LMZ761-282230-
MAFOR 2816/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11800 12900 12700 13810. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11800 12810 14800 11810. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$


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