Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lakes Huron...
Michigan and Superior

LSZ321-121630-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers early in the morning. Chance of
snow showers in the afternoon. patchy blowing snow in the
morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Patchy blowing snow. snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are valid for ice free areas.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LSZ322-121630-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Mostly cloudy early in the morning then clearing.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Slight chance of snow
showers.
.SATURDAY...Light winds. Sunny.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Light winds. Mostly cloudy.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ341-121630-
Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West 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.

$$

LHZ345-121630-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots in the
late morning. Mostly cloudy early in the morning then clearing.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Light winds. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West 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.

$$

LHZ346-121630-
St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 30 knots.
Mostly cloudy early in the morning then clearing. Waves 2 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ342-121630-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming mostly sunny.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West 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.

$$

LMZ344-121630-
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers through the day. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-121630-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ323-121630-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow
showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ347-121630-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to
7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ348-121630-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind up to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots.
Chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ349-121630-
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
319 AM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots
increasing to 40 knots in the late morning, then decreasing to
30 knots early in the evening. Snow showers early in the morning,
then chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
2 feet or less.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

MK



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