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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KLOT 030152
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
852 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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
A WEAK LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OF 29.9 INCHES OVER THE
SOUTHERN TIP OF THE LAKE WILL SHIFT TO LOWER MICHIGAN AND
DISSIPATE OVERNIGHT. MEANWHILE...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES
OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON THURSDAY MORNING WILL MOVE ACROSS
JAMES BY BY FRIDAY MORNING WHILE DEEPENING TO 29.4 INCHES. THIS
WILL STEER A COLD FRONT DOWN THE LAKE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL THEN BUILD
ACROSS THE REGION ON SATURDAY AND SLIDE SLOWLY EAST BY MONDAY
MORNING.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-030930-
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-
852 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT LATE.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT TOWARD DAYBREAK. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 9 FT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
VEERING TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT BY DAYBREAK. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO
7 FT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING WEST. WAVES 2 TO 4
FT.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 3 FT.



LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-030930-
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-
852 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20
KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 7
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NORTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 T0 15 KT
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT.

SUNDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FT.


LMZ761-030930-
MAFOR 0303/
MICHIGAN NORTH 14510 12420 12430. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT WEDNESDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12510 12400 14420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT OVERNIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. WAVES BUILDIN TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT WEDNESDAY
EVENING.



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