Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

LMZ341-250545-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-250545-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-250545-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SLEET
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW, LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-250545-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING, THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-250545-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY IN
THE MORNING. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-250545-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN,
SLEET AND RAIN...THEN SOME SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-250545-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. A WINTRY MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN, SLEET AND RAIN...THEN SOME SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-250545-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN, SLEET AND RAIN. WAVES 5
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW, LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-250545-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING WEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-250545-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
431 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN
BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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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