Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKES HURON...
MICHIGAN AND SUPERIOR

LSZ321-122330-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS RISING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-122330-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-122330-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-122330-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-122330-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-122330-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN RISING TO UP TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-122330-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
RISING TO UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-122330-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-122330-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-122330-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-122330-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-122330-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
1026 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MR



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