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Experimental Tabular Open Lake Forecast FOR Lake Michigan
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
206 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum.   Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure of 30.6 inches will move from northern Illinois into
New England today. Weak winds for today, followed by breezy south
to southwest winds over the northern half of the lake tonight and
Thursday. Breezy southwest winds then expand to the south half
late Thursday night and become west northwest Friday. Weak low
pressure of 29.6 inches will be moving slowly across Lake Superior
Thursday night into eastern Ontario and Quebec on Friday,
contributing to the breezy winds over Lake Michigan.

LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-150400-
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-
206 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TONIGHT...
WEATHER.............Partly cloudy.
SFC WINDS...........South 20 to 25 knots.
100-FT WINDS........South to 30 knots.
SIG WAVES...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /...building to 6 to 9
                              feet / 2-3 meters / in the late evening and
                              overnight.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 11 feet / 3 meters /...building to
                              around 8 feet / 3 meters / in the late evening
                              and overnight.

.THURSDAY...
WEATHER.............Mostly sunny.
SFC WINDS...........South 20 to 25 knots.
100-FT WINDS........South to 30 knots.
SIG WAVES...........6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 11 feet / 3 meters /.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. chance of drizzle and snow.
SFC WINDS...........Southwest 20 to 25 knots...becoming west 15 to
                              20 knots after midnight.
100-FT WINDS........Southwest to 30 knots...becoming west 20 to 25
                              knots after midnight.
SIG WAVES...........5 to 7 feet / around 2 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 9 feet / 3 meters /.

.FRIDAY...
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and snow,
                              then mostly cloudy in the late morning and
                              afternoon.
SFC WINDS...........Northwest 20 to 25 knots.
100-FT WINDS........Northwest to 30 knots.
SIG WAVES...........5 to 7 feet / around 2 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 9 feet / 3 meters /.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy, then chance of rain after
                              midnight.
SFC WINDS...........Northwest 15 to 20 knots.
100-FT WINDS........Northwest 20 to 25 knots.
SIG WAVES...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 6 feet / 2 meters /.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...Chance of rain and snow in the morning. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet /
1-2 meters /.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet /
1-2 meters /.

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LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-150400-
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-
206 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

.TONIGHT...
WEATHER.............Partly cloudy.
SFC WINDS...........Southeast 10 to 15 knots.
100-FT WINDS........Southeast 15 to 20 knots.
SIG WAVES...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /...building to 3
                              to 5 feet / 1-2 meters / after midnight.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 6 feet / 2 meters / until early morning.

.THURSDAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny with a slight chance of snow
                              showers. partly sunny with chance of showers.
SFC WINDS...........Southeast 10 to 15 knots.
100-FT WINDS........Southeast 15 to 20 knots.
SIG WAVES...........2 to 4 feet / around 1 meter /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 5 feet / 2 meters / until late
                              afternoon.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy until early morning.
SFC WINDS...........Southwest 10 to 15 knots...increasing to 20 to
                              25 knots in the late evening and overnight.
100-FT WINDS........Southwest 15 to 20 knots...increasing to 30
                              knots in the late evening and overnight.
SIG WAVES...........3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /...building to 6 to 9
                              feet / 2-3 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 11 feet / 3 meters /...building to
                              around 8 feet / 3 meters /.

.FRIDAY...
WEATHER.............Partly sunny.
SFC WINDS...........West 20 to 25 knots.
100-FT WINDS........West to 30 knots.
SIG WAVES...........6 to 9 feet / 2-3 meters /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 11 feet / 3 meters /.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...
WEATHER.............Mostly cloudy. chance of rain and snow.
SFC WINDS...........Northwest 15 to 20 knots.
100-FT WINDS........Northwest 20 to 25 knots.
SIG WAVES...........4 to 6 feet / 1-2 meters /...subsiding to 2 to
                              4 feet / around 1 meter /.
OCNL WAVES..........Around 8 feet / 2 meters /.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SATURDAY...Chance of rain and snow in the morning. Northwest
winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet / 1-2 meters /.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet /
1-2 meters /.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet /
1-2 meters /.

$$

LMZ761-150400-
MAFOR 1422/
MICHIGAN NORTH 11410 12430 14440 11440. Waves 1 ft or less
building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft tonight. Waves 5 to 8
ft occasionally to 10 ft Thursday.

MICHIGAN SOUTH 11300 11310 13320 13310. Chance of snow showers
Thursday morning, then chance of rain and snow showers early
Thursday afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

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