Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE MICHIGAN

LMZ849-241615-
PENTWATER TO MANISTEE MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING
RAIN UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
MIDDAY, THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ848-241615-
WHITEHALL TO PENTWATER MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY,
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS, THEN BECOMING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ847-241615-
GRAND HAVEN TO WHITEHALL MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS LATE
IN THE DAY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE AT NIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TOWARD DAYBREAK.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS, THEN BECOMING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ846-241615-
HOLLAND TO GRAND HAVEN MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE DAY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY,
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST, THEN BECOMING
TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ845-241615-
SOUTH HAVEN TO HOLLAND MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE DAY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST, THEN BECOMING
TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LMZ844-241615-
ST JOSEPH TO SOUTH HAVEN MI-
353 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE DAY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
MIDDAY, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST, THEN BECOMING
TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY, THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS TOWARD DAYBREAK. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET.

WAVES ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$


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