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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS63 KMKX

FZUS63 KMKX 261500
GLFLM

OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
900 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

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 of the highest 1/3 of the wave, along with the
average height of the highest 10% of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

SYNOPSIS

Low pressure of 29.6 inches over southwest Quebec will continue
east today. Modest west to northwest winds will prevail today into
the evening. High pressure of 30.3 inches will gradually move
north of the Great Lakes Tuesday into Wednesday and bring lighter
winds and lower wave heights for the upcoming week.

&&

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-262215-
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-
900 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

REST OF TODAY
Northwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to
20 kt. Chance of snow and slight chance of drizzle through mid
morning, then chance of snow, rain and slight chance of drizzle
this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north. Chance of
snow and slight chance of drizzle in the evening, then slight
chance of drizzle overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

MONDAY
North winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt.
Waves 2 to 4 ft.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft
subsiding to 1 to 2 ft.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 kt diminishing to 5 to 10 kt.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 kt becoming northeast. Waves
1 ft or less.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 kt becoming east. Waves 1 ft
or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest. Waves 1 ft
or less. 



LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-262215-
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-
900 AM CST Sun Jan 26 2020

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

REST OF TODAY
West winds 10 to 20 kt. Slight chance of drizzle
and flurries. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to
15 kt. Chance of drizzle and snow in the evening, then slight
chance of drizzle and snow overnight. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

MONDAY
North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest. Waves 2 to
4 ft.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northwest 5 to
10 kt. Chance of drizzle. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 kt becoming northeast. Waves
1 to 2 ft.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest. Waves 1 ft
or less. 



LMZ761-262215-
MAFOR 2616/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11730 12720 12820 13810. Chance of snow late this
morning, then chance of snow and rain this afternoon. Chance of
snow this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Monday
morning.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 13620 13710 12810. Chance of drizzle and snow this
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Monday
morning.



Gehring

Experimental modernized open lake forecast is available online at
weather.gov/mkx/glftable

Graphical marine forecasts are available online at:
weather.gov/greatlakes