Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

LSZ321-231730-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN SNOW...PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN AND
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-231730-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN...DRIZZLE AND
SNOW IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-231730-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
SNOW AND PERIODS OF RAIN EARLY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-231730-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-231730-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
SNOW AND RAIN EARLY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. PERIODS
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-231730-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...THEN PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-231730-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-231730-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ346-231730-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN EARLY. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-231730-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN THROUGH THE
DAY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-231730-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SNOW EARLY. RAIN THROUGH THE DAY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-231730-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN RAIN OR PERIODS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-231730-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
422 AM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN EARLY. PERIODS OF
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN OR DRIZZLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

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