Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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

LSZ321-251715-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT WINDS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-251715-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. ISOLATED
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. FLURRIES.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT WINDS. CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-251715-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-251715-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-251715-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-251715-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-251715-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS EARLY. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-251715-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ346-251715-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-251715-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS EARLY. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-251715-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...OTHERWISE SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-251715-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-251715-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
401 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY BECOMING SOUTHWEST
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$


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