Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Marquette MI
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

LSZ240-152100-
Saxon Harbor WI to Black River MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 /355 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Numerous
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy with scattered
snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind less than 10 knots veering east by
midnight, then veering southeast 5 to 15 knots late. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A chance of
snow showers in the morning, then a slight chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy. Waves
calm to 1 foot.

$$

LSZ241-152100-
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 /355 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017/

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Numerous
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Numerous snow showers
through early afternoon, then scattered snow showers by mid
afternoon. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots veering east late. Cloudy
with scattered snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south
less than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ243-152100-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Numerous snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots. Numerous snow showers through
early afternoon, then scattered snow showers by mid afternoon.
Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet, then
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots veering northeast less than
10 knots late. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind less than 10 knots veering southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south
less than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy. A slight chance of
snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of snow showers
possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ242-152100-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Numerous snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Numerous snow showers
through early afternoon, then scattered snow showers by mid
afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet,
then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots veering east less than
10 knots late. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south
less than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy. A slight chance of
snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of freezing
rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ244-245-152100-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TODAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Numerous snow showers. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots veering northeast 10 to
15 knots late. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind less than 10 knots veering southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a slight chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south
after midnight. Cloudy with a slight chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ246-247-152100-
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Cloudy with scattered
snow showers. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less than
10 knots late. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the
evening, then isolated snow showers by midnight. Waves subsiding
to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East wind less than 10 knots veering southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots veering south
less than 10 knots after midnight. Cloudy with a slight chance of
snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ248-152100-
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Numerous
snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 29 knots.
Scattered snow showers early, then numerous snow showers. Waves
building to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering north 10 to
15 knots late. Numerous snow showers in the evening, then
scattered snow showers by midnight. Waves subsiding to 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering southeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of snow showers
in the morning, then a slight chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to
2 feet.

$$

LSZ249-152100-
Marquette to Munising MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 32 knots.
Numerous snow showers. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally
to 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering north 10 to
15 knots late. Freezing spray through midnight. Numerous snow
showers through midnight, then scattered snow showers late. Waves
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering southeast
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
morning. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy.
Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ250-152100-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 to
3 feet.
.TODAY...West wind 10 to 20 knots veering northwest 15 to
25 knots. Scattered snow showers early, then numerous snow
showers. Waves building to 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots. Freezing spray through
midnight. Numerous snow showers through midnight, then scattered
snow showers late. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering east in the
afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
morning, then a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind less than 10 knots. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LSZ251-152100-
Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Numerous
snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TODAY...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest 15 to
25 knots through early afternoon, then becoming 20 to 25 knots by
mid afternoon. Numerous snow showers. Waves building to 4 to
7 feet occasionally to 9 feet.
.TONIGHT...North wind 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy. Numerous snow
showers through midnight, then scattered snow showers late. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind 5 to 15 knots veering east less than
10 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then a slight chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast wind 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves calm to 1 foot.

$$

LMZ221-152100-
Green Bay North of line from Cedar River MI to Rock Island
Passage-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots veering northwest. Mostly
cloudy. Isolated snow showers through early afternoon. Waves
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots
late. Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming mostly cloudy.
Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A slight
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of
freezing rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves building to
2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LMZ250-152100-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 27 knots.
Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers early, then isolated snow
showers. Waves building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots veering north 10 to
15 knots late. Partly cloudy through midnight then becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A slight
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of
freezing rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves building to
2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

LMZ248-152100-
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
455 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest 15 to
20 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering north 5 to
15 knots late. Gusts up to 22 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered
snow showers through midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast wind less than 10 knots veering east 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves building to 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A slight
chance of snow showers in the evening, then a slight chance of
freezing rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves building to
2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.

$$

WFO MQT



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