Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

LMZ341-241645-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-241645-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW WITH POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-241645-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-241645-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW THROUGH THE
DAY. RAIN, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. 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.

$$

LMZ344-241645-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN WITH POSSIBLE
FREEZING RAIN, THUNDERSTORMS, SNOW AND SLEET IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. 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.

$$

LMZ345-346-241645-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING, THEN DECREASING TO
30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW WITH POSSIBLE RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN, FREEZING RAIN, CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN, SNOW AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. 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.

$$

LMZ323-241645-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE FREEZING RAIN,
THUNDERSTORMS AND SLEET IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN, SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-241645-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW WITH POSSIBLE RAIN,
THUNDERSTORMS, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. 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.

$$

LHZ348-241645-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, SLEET AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. 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.

$$

LHZ349-241645-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
342 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN THROUGH
THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...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. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. . WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MR



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