Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

LSZ321-190400-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-190400-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-190400-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS
UP TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SUNNY THEN BECOMING CLEAR IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-190400-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SUNNY IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-190400-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY
IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-190400-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR IN THE EVENING
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-190400-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-190400-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE
EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-190400-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-190400-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SUNNY IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-190400-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-190400-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
402 PM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$






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