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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
835 PM CDT THU MAR 26 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 30.4 INCHES OVER SOUTHERN MANITOBA
WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST TO THE NORTHERN LAKES FRIDAY MORNING...THEN
SLOWLY DRIFT SOUTH ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. THE
HIGH WILL THEN DRIFT SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT...AS ANOTHER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OF 29.4 INCHES
DEVELOPS OVER CENTRAL CANADA AND MOVES EAST INTO ONTARIO BY EARLY
SUNDAY WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.3 INCHES. A COLD FRONT TRAILING SOUTH
FROM THIS LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LAKE BY SUNDAY NIGHT TURNING
WINDS TO THE WEST AND ALLOWING A GRADUAL DECREASE IN WIND SPEEDS
INTO MONDAY AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING OF 30.0 INCHES MOVES IN
FROM THE WEST.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-270930-
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-
835 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BACKING TO SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
9 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 18
FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-270930-
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-
835 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...POSSIBLY MIXING
WITH SLEET IN THE MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 11 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 14 FT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-270930-
MAFOR 2704/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12847 11837 14830 11820. WAVES 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT TONIGHT SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT FRIDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11830 12847 14840 11830. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING FRIDAY.

$$

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