Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

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

LSZ321-210400-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-210400-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-210400-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-210400-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-210400-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-210400-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 25
KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-210400-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING... THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-210400-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-210400-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-210400-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-210400-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING... THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. WAVES 5
TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-210400-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
406 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$




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