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NWS Forecast

FZUS63 KLOT 310127
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
827 PM CDT SUN AUG 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 LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.1 INCHES
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY OVER THE EASTERN THIRD OF THE
COUNTRY THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEK. SEVERAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS
WILL TRACK FROM THE CANADIAN ROCKIES EAST TO HUDSON BAY THROUGH
THE WEEK WITH TRAILING TROUGHING OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
HIGH PLAINS...BOTH REMAINING WELL WEST AND NORTH OF THE WESTERN
LAKES.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-310930-
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-
827 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI NORTH

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 20 KT LATE. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 3 TO 5 OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY DAYBREAK.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. PATCHY FOG. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTH. WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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

FRIDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.



LMZ080-567-669-671-673-675-777-779-868-870-872-874-876-878-310930-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM MICHIGAN CITY IN TO ST. JOSEPH MI 5 NM
OFFSHORE TO MID LAKE-
LAKE MICHIGAN FROM TWO RIVERS TO SHEBOYGAN WI 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 PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI 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-
827 PM CDT SUN AUG 30 2015

TWO RIVERS WI TO MANISTEE MI SOUTH

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH. PATCHY FOG.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.

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

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


LMZ761-310930-
MAFOR 3103/
MICHIGAN NORTH 12533 11523 14520 11520. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
OCCASIONALLY TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT BY DAYBREAK. WAVES 2
TO 4 FT MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 12413 11513 12510 13410 19420. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.



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