Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

LSZ321-180430-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-180430-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-180430-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-180430-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-180430-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-180430-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-180430-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-180430-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-180430-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-180430-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-180430-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-180430-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
427 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MK



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