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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KAPX 011956
NSHAPX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

LSZ321-020400-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LSZ322-020400-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

WINDS HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ341-020400-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ345-020400-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ346-020400-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ342-020400-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ344-020400-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ345-346-020400-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS.
RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ323-020400-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ347-020400-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ348-020400-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ349-020400-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
356 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. RAIN AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

WINDS AND WAVES HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.