Great Lakes Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
000
FZUS63 KLOT 141950
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
250 PM CDT TUE APR 14 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...
BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OF AROUND 30.3 INCHES EXTENDING ACROSS THE GREAT
LAKE REGION WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...AND WILL BE CENTERED OVER EASTERN ONTARIO
WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND A SECOND LOW OF 29.6 INCHES WILL
DEVELOP OVER EASTERN COLORADO WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE NORTHERN LOW
WILL TRACK NORTHEAST TO HUDSON BAY BY THURSDAY MORNING WHILE THE
SOUTHERN LOW MOVES INTO WEST TEXAS AND THE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES INTO NEW ENGLAND. A DEEPENING LOW AVERAGING 29.4 INCHES WILL
PASS BY TO THE NORTH OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR FRIDAY NIGHT AND WILL
SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE LAKE BY SATURDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-150400-
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-
250 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-150400-
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-
250 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO WEST 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-150400-
MAFOR 1422/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11410 11400 11300 14200 11210. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11110 11100 12200 14210. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$


KDONOFRI


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.