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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KLOT 301337
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
837 AM CDT TUE JUN 30 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
A BROAD TROUGH OF 29.8 INCHES SPANS FROM NORTH CENTRAL
QUEBEC THROUGH ILLINOIS WHILE HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.0 INCHES LIES
OVER NORTHERN MANITOBA AND ONTARIO. A CLOSED SURFACE LOW OF 29.8
INCHES WILL FORM OVER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN LIFT
NORTHEAST INTO QUEBEC...DEEPENING TO 29.6 INCHES THURSDAY.
MEANWHILE...THE HIGH WILL BUILD SOUTH ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES
INCLUDING LAKE MICHIGAN STARTING THURSDAY WHERE IT WILL REMAIN
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-302145-
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 TUE JUN 30 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS THIS MORNING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST. WAVES
1 TO 2 FT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. 



LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-302145-
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 TUE JUN 30 2015

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KT THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KT OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

FRIDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING NORTHEAST. WAVES 1 TO
2 FT.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.


LMZ761-302145-
MAFOR 3015/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11720 14830 13820. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11720 14830 13820. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FEET TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.



JEE