Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lakes Huron...
Michigan and Superior

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest
1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of
the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

LSZ321-121730-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots
decreasing to 25 knots in the afternoon. Numerous snow showers
early in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LSZ322-121730-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Patchy blowing snow through the day. scattered snow showers early
in the morning. Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ341-121730-
Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots early
in the evening. Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Isolated snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY 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.

$$

LHZ345-121730-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 to
3 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Isolated snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ346-121730-
St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 30 knots.
Patchy blowing snow early in the morning. scattered snow showers
early in the morning. Isolated snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ342-121730-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then scattered snow
showers in the morning. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North 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.

$$

LMZ344-121730-
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots
decreasing to 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in the
afternoon. Periods of snow showers. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves
occasionally around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-121730-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around
40 knots decreasing to 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots early in the evening. Periods of snow showers. Waves
9 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Numerous snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ323-121730-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots
decreasing to 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots in the
afternoon. Periods of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Periods of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ347-121730-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around
40 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Isolated snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ348-121730-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest gales to 35 knots with gusts to 45 knots.
Periods of snow showers early in the morning, then numerous snow
showers in the morning. Waves 7 to 10 feet. Waves occasionally
around 13 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Numerous snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ349-121730-
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
429 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gusts up to 45 knots.
Scattered snow showers through the day. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 8 feet in the morning. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$




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