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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
232 PM 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 AND
FRIDAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH NORTHERN CANADA
THIS WEEKEND.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-290345-
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-
232 PM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH. WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BACKING TO SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-290345-
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-
232 PM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 7 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ761-290345-
MAFOR 2822/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11900 11700 13800 11810 12820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11700 14800 11810 12820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

KMD


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