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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
843 PM CDT WED MAY 6 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 30.3 INCH HIGH OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES WILL
SHIFT OVER THE EASTERN SEABOARD OVERNIGHT. LOW PRESSURE AROUND
29.5 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS...WILL SHIFT NORTHEASTERLY
INTO WESTERN ONTARIO BY THURSDAY EVENING...THEN TO JAMES BAY BY
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. THE NEXT LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS SUNDAY AND IMPACT THE LAKE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-070915-
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-
843 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO SOUTH. AREAS
OF FOG. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 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
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-070915-
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-
843 PM CDT WED MAY 6 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-070915-
MAFOR 0704/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11213 11413 12423 14430. WAVES 2 FT OR LESS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
THURSDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT THURSDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11214 11414 12424 12420 12430. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT THURSDAY THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

$$


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