Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

LSZ321-272315-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW. 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 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-272315-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-272315-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-272315-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-272315-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-272315-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY 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 FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-272315-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-272315-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ346-272315-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-272315-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-272315-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-272315-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-272315-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
1005 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

JL


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