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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KLOT 220747
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
247 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 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
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES LIES NEAR THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST THIS MORNING WHILE LOW PRESSURE OF 29.6 INCHES
LIES OVER THE ARROWHEAD OF MINNESOTA. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN TO 29.5
INCHES AND MOVE INTO QUEBEC TUESDAY NIGHT WHILE DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS LAKE MICHIGAN. HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.2 INCHES WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST WEDNESDAY...THEN MOVE TO THE MID
OHIO VALLEY BY FRIDAY.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-221630-
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-
247 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST WITH A FEW GALES TO 35 KT POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 10 FT.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KT BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FT.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 



LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-221630-
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-
247 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

TODAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT VEERING TO NORTH TO 30 KT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS TO 30 KT. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 11 FT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT LATE.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. 



LMZ761-221630-
MAFOR 2209/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11420 11430 11440 12549 19559 12740 11730. PATCHY
FOG THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 10 FT TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT
TONIGHT.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12420 12430 11530 11530 19730 12840. PATCHY FOG
THIS MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY
TO 8 FT TODAY AND CONTINUING TONIGHT.



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