Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

LSZ321-182300-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-182300-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON... THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-182300-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-182300-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE
EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-182300-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-182300-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-182300-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST 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.

$$

LMZ345-346-182300-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST 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.

$$

LMZ323-182300-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST 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.

$$

LHZ347-182300-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
MORNING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-182300-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST EARLY IN THE
EVENING. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-182300-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
1053 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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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