Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

LSZ321-271700-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LSZ322-271700-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...
THEN SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ341-271700-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...
THEN RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ345-271700-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY...
THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ346-271700-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN...
SNOW LIKELY AND PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY...THEN RAIN WITH SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ342-271700-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY. PATCHY
DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ344-271700-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ345-271700-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ346-271700-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
5 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LMZ323-271700-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ347-271700-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ348-271700-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ349-271700-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
400 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH THE
DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

MR


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