Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

LSZ321-130445-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO
11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-130445-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY
BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-130445-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-130445-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-130445-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-130445-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-130445-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-130445-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-130445-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-130445-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-130445-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-130445-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
345 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MR



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