National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS63 KMKX

FZUS63 KMKX 121352
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OPEN LAKE FORECAST for Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
852 AM CDT Wed Jun 12 2024

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

South winds will continue today into this evening, with increasing southwest winds later tonight into Thursday. Winds will shift to the northwest and north behind a passing cold front later Thursday into Thursday night. There will be chances for showers and thunderstorms at times tonight into Thursday evening.

North winds will generally remain Friday, as high pressure around 30.1 inches moves into the region. Winds should gradually increase and become south by later this weekend, as very warm and humid air moves into the region. Chances for showers and thunderstorms will also return.

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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 AM CDT Wed Jun 12 2024

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...

REST OF TODAY
South winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 to 25 kt becoming southwest. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt becoming west to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 kt becoming east 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUNDAY
South winds 15 to 25 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft.


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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 AM CDT Wed Jun 12 2024

SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...

REST OF TODAY
South winds 10 to 20 kt diminishing to 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 20 kt becoming southwest. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 25 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming north 10 to 15 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 kt becoming northeast 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southeast. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

SUNDAY
South winds 15 to 25 kt. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.


LMZ761-122115
MAFOR 1216/ MICHIGAN NORTH 11410 12420 11430 13530 11540. A chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet this afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday morning.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11420 11410 13420 11520 12530. A chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet this afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet Thursday morning.


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