Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

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

LSZ321-131700-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS...MAINLY
THIS MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-131700-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KNOTS OR LESS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-131700-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KNOTS OR LESS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-131700-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-131700-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-131700-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-131700-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-131700-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
VARIABLE 10 KNOTS OR LESS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-131700-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KNOTS OR LESS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-131700-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-131700-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...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. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-131700-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
356 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE 10 KNOTS OR LESS.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$





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