Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Marquette MI
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

LSZ240-241-112100-
Saxon Harbor WI to Black River MI-
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017 /311 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017/

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering west through early
afternoon, then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots by mid
afternoon. Gale force gusts up to 34 knots. Cloudy. Snow showers
early, then scattered snow showers. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet
occasionally to 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
34 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Freezing spray.
Waves building to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet, then
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Freezing spray in the
morning. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind less than 10 knots backing
southwest after midnight. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ243-112100-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest through
early afternoon, then becoming north up to 30 knots by mid
afternoon. Gale force gusts up to 37 knots. Scattered snow
showers early, then numerous snow showers through early
afternoon. Scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Freezing
spray by mid afternoon. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet
occasionally to 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
38 knots. Cloudy. Scattered snow showers through midnight, then
numerous snow showers late. Freezing spray through the night.
Waves building to 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet, then
subsiding to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 28 knots.
Freezing spray in the morning. Numerous snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 15 knots in the evening becoming
variable. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves subsiding to
1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ242-112100-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...South wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest through
early afternoon, then becoming north up to 30 knots by mid
afternoon. Numerous snow showers through early afternoon, then
scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Freezing spray by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Freezing spray. Waves building to 7 to 10 feet
occasionally to 13 feet, then subsiding to 4 to 7 feet
occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 27 knots.
Freezing spray in the morning. Numerous snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 15 knots backing southwest less
than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy with scattered snow showers.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ244-245-112100-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with isolated snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest through
early afternoon, then becoming northwest up to 30 knots by mid
afternoon. Gale force gusts up to 40 knots. Scattered snow
showers early, then numerous snow showers through early
afternoon. Scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Freezing
spray by mid afternoon. Waves building to 6 to 9 feet
occasionally to 11 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
42 knots. Scattered snow showers in the evening, then numerous
snow showers by midnight. Freezing spray through the night. Waves
building to 9 to 12 feet occasionally to 15 feet, then subsiding
to 6 to 9 feet occasionally to 11 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts up to 33 knots.
Numerous snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves subsiding to 3 to
5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy with scattered snow showers.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ246-247-112100-
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with isolated snow showers. Waves calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...Southwest wind less than 10 knots veering northwest
10 to 20 knots by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 29 knots. Scattered
snow showers early, then numerous snow showers. Waves building to
2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
36 knots. Numerous 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...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to 29 knots.
Numerous snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots backing west less
than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ248-112100-
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest less than
10 knots through early afternoon, then becoming northwest 15 to
25 knots by mid afternoon. Numerous snow showers. Waves building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
41 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves building to 10 to
14 feet occasionally to 18 feet, then subsiding to 9 to 12 feet
occasionally to 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
34 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves subsiding to 4 to
7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots backing northwest 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening. Numerous
snow showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ249-250-112100-
Marquette to Munising MI-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with isolated snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering west 10 to 20 knots by
mid afternoon. Gusts up to 28 knots. Scattered snow showers
early, then numerous snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to
2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
41 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves building to 11 to
15 feet occasionally to 19 feet, then subsiding to 10 to 14 feet
occasionally to 18 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
36 knots. Snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves subsiding to 5 to
8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to
27 knots. Freezing spray in the evening. Snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

$$

LSZ251-112100-
Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...South wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy with
isolated snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...South wind 10 to 15 knots veering southwest 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Gusts up to 24 knots. Numerous snow
showers. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots veering north by
midnight. Gale force gusts up to 40 knots. Snow showers. Heavy
freezing spray. Waves building to 10 to 14 feet occasionally to
18 feet, then subsiding to 8 to 11 feet occasionally to 14 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 20 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
36 knots. Snow showers. Heavy freezing spray. Waves subsiding to
3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to
27 knots. Snow showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.

$$

LMZ221-112100-
Green Bay North of line from Cedar River MI to Rock Island
Passage-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with isolated snow showers. Waves calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...South wind less than 10 knots veering northwest 10 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Snow showers through early afternoon,
then scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to
1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up
to 40 knots. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the evening,
then scattered snow showers by midnight. Waves building to 3 to
6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up
to 36 knots. Mostly cloudy. Numerous snow showers in the morning,
then scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Waves subsiding to
2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to
28 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the evening,
then isolated snow showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to
1 to 2 feet.

$$

LMZ248-250-112100-
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
411 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
Waves calm to 1 foot.
.TODAY...Southwest wind less than 10 knots veering northwest 5 to
15 knots by mid afternoon. Snow showers through early afternoon,
then scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves building to
2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind up to 30 knots with gale force gusts up to
41 knots. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, then subsiding to
3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...North wind 15 to 25 knots with gale force gusts up to
37 knots. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet, then building to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts up to
29 knots. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

WFO MQT



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