Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

LSZ321-081800-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. BLOWING SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-081800-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE LATE
MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CLOUDY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-081800-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY 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.

$$

LHZ345-081800-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING. BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY 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.

$$

LHZ346-081800-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING. BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY 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.

$$

LMZ342-081800-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.
BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-081800-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-081800-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-081800-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-081800-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.
BLOWING SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW IN THE
MORNING. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY 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.

$$

LHZ348-081800-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BLOWING SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY 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.

$$

LHZ349-081800-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
446 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MR



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