Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

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

LSZ321-111745-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-111745-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-111745-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW DEVELOP THIS MORNING. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-111745-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW DEVELOPING BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 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.

$$

LHZ346-111745-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7AM UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SNOW DEVELOPING BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-111745-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 7 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-111745-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-111745-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-111745-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE MORNING. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-111745-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-111745-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WIND UP TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-111745-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
444 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST 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. CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN...SLEET...CHANCE OF SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 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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