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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
244 AM CDT THU MAR 30 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...A 29.5 INCH LOW IS OVER EASTERN KANSAS EARLY
THIS MORNING AND WILL MOVE TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS THIS AFTERNOON
THEN TO LAKE ERIE ON FRIDAY. A RIDGE AVERAGING 30.2 INCHES WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES AND UPPER MIDWEST SATURDAY AND
WILL SHIFT TO THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY. ANOTHER LOW OF
29.6 INCHES WILL LIFT FROM MISSISSIPPI MONDAY TO THE UPPER OHIO
VALLEY MONDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-301515-
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-
244 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. RAIN SHOWERS
WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS
WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 5
TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT WITH A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO
35 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT VEERING TO SOUTHEAST.
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT VEERING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-301515-
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-
244 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KT. A FEW GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT THIS
MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 7 TO 10 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 13 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING EAST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KT.
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ761-301515-
MAFOR 3009/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13246 14147 11147. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13246 19256 12246 13146. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 8
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TONIGHT.

$$

BMD

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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