Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Marquette MI
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the
highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the
average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

LSZ240-182100-
Saxon Harbor WI to Black River MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 /340 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance
of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 20 to 25 knots veering west by
midnight. Cloudy. A chance of rain showers possibly mixed with
snow showers through midnight, then a slight chance of rain
showers and snow showers late. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots. Partly cloudy. A slight
chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet
occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of
snow showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ241-182100-
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017 /340 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of rain showers by mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to
3 feet, then building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots by midnight. Gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Rain
showers possibly mixed with snow showers through the night. Waves
building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
40 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to
14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
10 to 20 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 37 knots.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.

$$

LSZ243-182100-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog
through early afternoon. A chance of rain showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind up to 30 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots by midnight. Snow showers likely in the evening. Rain
showers through midnight, then a chance of rain showers possibly
mixed with snow showers late. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
42 knots. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed with
rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to
18 feet, then subsiding to 9 to 12 feet occasionally to 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 38 knots.
Snow showers likely. Freezing spray after midnight. Waves
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.

$$

LSZ242-182100-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 27 knots.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers by mid afternoon.
Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots by midnight. Gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Snow
showers in the evening. Rain showers likely through the night. A
chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves building to 6 to
9 feet occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
42 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 9 to 12 feet occasionally to
15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 38 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening, then a chance
of snow showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.

$$

LSZ245-182100-
Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Widespread
fog through early afternoon. A slight chance of rain showers by
mid afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to
7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 20 to 25 knots veering west late. Gale
force gusts up to 35 knots. Rain showers possibly mixed with snow
showers. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet,
then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
43 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to
14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 43 knots.
Snow showers likely. Waves subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally
to 8 feet.

$$

LSZ244-182100-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Widespread
fog through early afternoon. A chance of rain showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west up to
30 knots by midnight. Rain showers possibly mixed with snow
showers through midnight, then a chance of rain showers possibly
mixed with snow showers late. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
44 knots. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed with
rain showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to
18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 44 knots.
Snow showers likely. Freezing spray. Waves subsiding to 4 to
7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.

$$

LSZ246-247-182100-
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 27 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog through early afternoon. A slight
chance of rain showers and snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves
building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering west late. Gale
force gusts up to 34 knots. A chance of rain showers possibly
mixed with snow showers in the evening, then rain showers
possibly mixed with snow showers by midnight. A chance of rain
showers and snow showers late. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
40 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to
8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 40 knots.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves subsiding to
2 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ248-182100-
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Areas of
fog through early afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots late. Gale force gusts up to 35 knots. Cloudy. A slight
chance of rain showers and snow showers in the evening, then a
chance of rain showers possibly mixed with snow showers by
midnight. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
45 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to
11 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 44 knots.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves building to
7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet, then subsiding to 3 to
5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.

$$

LSZ249-250-182100-
Marquette to Munising MI-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Widespread
fog early, then patchy fog through early afternoon. Waves
building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots late. Gusts up to 33 knots. Cloudy with a chance of rain
showers and snow showers. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
44 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers and snow
showers. Waves building to 11 to 15 feet occasionally to 19 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots diminishing to
15 to 25 knots after midnight. Gale force gusts up to 44 knots.
Cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
showers likely after midnight. Waves building to 12 to 17 feet
occasionally to 21 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet
occasionally to 13 feet.

$$

LSZ251-182100-
Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog through
early afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots veering west 20 to
25 knots late. Gusts up to 32 knots. Snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers likely through midnight, then a chance of rain
showers and snow showers late. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
43 knots. Cloudy. A chance of rain showers and snow showers in
the morning, then snow showers possibly mixed with rain showers
in the afternoon. Waves building to 11 to 15 feet occasionally to
19 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gale force
gusts up to 43 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray after
midnight. Waves building to 12 to 17 feet occasionally to
21 feet, then subsiding to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet.

$$

LMZ221-182100-
Green Bay North of line from Cedar River MI to Rock Island
Passage-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves
calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves building to
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 20 to 25 knots veering west 15 to
25 knots late. Gusts up to 32 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of rain showers and snow showers through midnight. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet, then subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 32 knots.
Mostly sunny. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to
7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LMZ248-250-182100-
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
440 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves
calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves building to
3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind up to 30 knots veering west 15 to
25 knots late. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers possibly mixed
with rain showers through midnight. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet
occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...West wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
34 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves subsiding to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to
33 knots. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers in
the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers
after midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

$$

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