Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lakes Huron...
Michigan and Superior

LSZ321-151700-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the afternoon. Numerous
snow showers early in the morning, then periods of snow showers
in the morning. Numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Numerous snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LSZ322-151700-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Light winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the morning,
then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots in the late morning. Scattered snow showers early in the
morning, then periods of snow showers in the morning. Scattered
snow showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ341-151700-
Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots in
the late morning. Scattered snow showers early in the morning,
then numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ345-151700-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then
numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ346-151700-
St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots in
the morning. Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then
scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Isolated snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ342-151700-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then
numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ344-151700-
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then
scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-151700-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ323-151700-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Periods
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ347-151700-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Gusts up to 25 knots. Periods of snow
showers early in the morning, then numerous snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 3 feet in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ348-151700-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming west early in the
evening. Gusts up to 25 knots. Scattered snow showers early in
the morning, then periods of snow showers in the morning.
Numerous snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less
building to 2 to 3 feet in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ349-151700-
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
357 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Scattered snow showers early in the morning, then periods of snow
showers in the morning. Numerous snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Isolated snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

JZ


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