Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

LMZ341-171600-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING THEN 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AND AREAS OF
FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-171600-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW AND AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. 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.

$$

LHZ346-171600-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS,
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. 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.

$$

LMZ342-171600-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY WITH
POSSIBLE DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST 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.

$$

LMZ344-171600-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH POSSIBLE
DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 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.

$$

LMZ345-346-171600-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SNOW IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AND AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.

$$

LMZ323-171600-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW WITH POSSIBLE
DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-171600-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW AND PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. 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.

$$

LHZ348-171600-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SNOW
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SNOW WITH POSSIBLE RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.

$$

LHZ349-171600-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
353 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE FREEZING DRIZZLE AND DRIZZLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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.

$$





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