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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KAPX 061443
NSHAPX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

LSZ321-062245-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LSZ322-062245-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ341-062245-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ345-062245-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ346-062245-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ342-062245-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ344-062245-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ345-346-062245-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ323-062245-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ347-062245-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ348-062245-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ349-062245-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

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

TODAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



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