Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

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

LSZ321-241700-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-241700-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-241700-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-241700-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-241700-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-241700-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. RAIN DEVELOPING THROUGH
MIDDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-241700-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. RAIN
DEVELOPING THROUGH LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-241700-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY.RAIN DEVELOPING THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ346-241700-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-241700-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. PERIODS OF RAIN DEVELOPING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-241700-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. PERIODS OF RAIN...MIXING WITH
SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS EARLY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-241700-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. PERIODS OF
RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-241700-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
356 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS RISING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY. PERIODS OF RAIN. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$



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