Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

LMZ341-250100-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-250100-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SLEET WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW, SLEET AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-250100-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SLEET WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SNOW, SLEET, CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-250100-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. SLEET, FREEZING DRIZZLE AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SNOW WITH POSSIBLE SLEET, DRIZZLE, FREEZING RAIN AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-250100-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.
DRIZZLE, SLEET, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. DRIZZLE, SNOW WITH POSSIBLE SLEET, FREEZING RAIN AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW
SHOWERS 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.

$$

LMZ345-346-250100-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN, SNOW AND A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DRIZZLE, CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-250100-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
RAIN, SNOW AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN
DRIZZLE, CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING DRIZZLE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. DRIZZLE, SNOW, SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-250100-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SLEET, DRIZZLE AND A CHANCE
OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SNOW, SLEET WITH POSSIBLE DRIZZLE WITH RAIN, FREEZING
DRIZZLE AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-250100-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN, DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING
RAIN. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-250100-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
1158 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN, DRIZZLE AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. . WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

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