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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
247 PM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

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 OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVE, ALONG WITH THE
AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10% OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL
OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY THIS EVENING WITH A RIDGE AVERAGING 30.0 INCHES EXTENDING
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LAKE. THIS RIDGE WILL MOVE QUICKLY EAST EARLY
SUNDAY MORNING WITH LOW PRESSURE OF 29.7 INCHES DEVELOPING ACROSS
LAKE SUPERIOR. THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO SOUTHERN QUEBEC SUNDAY
NIGHT. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE OF AROUND 29.7 INCHES WILL MOVE FROM
THE CENTRAL PLAINS EARLY TUESDAY TO THE SOUTHERN PART OF LAKE
MICHIGAN TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-260300-
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-
247 PM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BACKING TO NORTH 15 TO 25
KT. RAIN LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35
KT. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11
FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-260300-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
247 PM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20
KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
TO 4 FT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT VEERING TO NORTH 15
TO 25 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT INCREASING TO GALES TO 35 KT.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
11 FT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

$$

LMZ761-260300-
MAFOR 2522/
MICHIGAN NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13640 12540 13550.
CHANCE OF SNOW SUNDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT TONIGHT...BUILDING
TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUNDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11740 12640 12540
13550. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7
FT TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT SUNDAY.

$$

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/LOT/GLFTABLE

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES

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