Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

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

LMZ341-241200-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-241200-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
SNOW, SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-241200-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-241200-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW, RAIN, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN, SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-241200-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN, FREEZING RAIN WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS, SNOW
AND SLEET. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-241200-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN SNOW
WITH POSSIBLE RAIN, THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. RAIN, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, FREEZING RAIN AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN, SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-241200-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
RAIN, SNOW, FREEZING RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-241200-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW WITH POSSIBLE RAIN, THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW WITH SLEET
LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-241200-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
AND A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
RAIN, SNOW, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 7 TO
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-241200-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
1057 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN
RAIN, SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$





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