463  
FZUS63 KMKX 160800  
GLFLM  
 
OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE MICHIGAN  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI  
300 AM CDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
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
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.1 INCHES WILL PUSH OUT INTO THE ATLANTIC  
TODAY. MEANWHILE, LOW PRESSURE OF 29.3 INCHES OVER ONTARIO,  
CANADA WILL MOVES OVER JAMES BAY. BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW  
CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY ESPECIALLY OVER THE NORTH HALF. MUCH WEAKER  
FLOW WILL RETURN FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND WEDNESDAY FOLLOWED BY  
ANOTHER INCREASE IN SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS FOR WEDNESDAY  
NIGHT AND THURSDAY.  
 
LMZ261-362-364-366-563-565-567-868-161515-  
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-  
300 AM CDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI NORTH...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO  
3 TO 5 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT  
LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BACKING TO EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING  
10 TO 15 KT LATE. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO  
20 KT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO  
2 FT.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO  
3 TO 5 FT.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.    
SATURDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO  
1 TO 3 FT.  
 

 
 
LMZ080-669-671-673-675-777-779-870-872-874-876-878-161515-  
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-  
300 AM CDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
SHEBOYGAN WI TO PENTWATER MI SOUTH...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG OVERNIGHT. WAVES  
1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT BACKING TO NORTHEAST.  
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KT BECOMING SOUTH  
10 TO 20 KT OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.  
 

 
 
LMZ761-161515-  
MAFOR 1609/  
MICHIGAN NORTH 13530 13520 11410 11200. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS  
MORNING AND TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FT  
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FT TONIGHT.  
 
MICHIGAN SOUTH 11420 15410 11400. CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. WAVES  
3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FT TONIGHT.  
 

 
 
KUROSKI  
 
EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT  
WEATHER.GOV/MKX/GLFTABLE  
 
GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:  
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES  
 
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