Forecast for Lake Michigan

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FZUS63 KLOT 291337
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
837 AM CDT WED JUL 29 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...STRONG LOW PRESSURE OF 29.2 INCHES OVER NORTHEAST 
MANITOBA WILL MOVE TO HUDSON BAY THURSDAY WHILE DEEPENING TO 
29.1 INCHES. A COLD FRONT TRAILING FROM THIS LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE LAKE TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT AND SLOWLY SPREAD EAST INTO THE
OHIO VALLEY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
AVERAGING 29.8 INCHES AND AN ASSOCIATED WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE LAKE FRIDAY NIGHT.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-292145-
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-
837 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING WEST LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. 
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$

LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-292145-
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-
837 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING WEST...AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. ISOLATED SHOWERS ENDING THIS 
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 1 
TO 3 FT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

$$
LMZ761-292145-
MAFOR 2915/
MICHIGAN NORTH 13530 12620 13630. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT EARLY THURSDAY.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 10520 11620 12630 14620 11620. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT THIS
AFTERNOON BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT THURSDAY
MORNING. 

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