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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KAPX 241956
NSHAPX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

LSZ321-250400-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY
THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO 8 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LSZ322-250400-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ341-250400-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

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

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ345-250400-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. 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.

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

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ346-250400-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ342-250400-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ344-250400-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND 5 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ345-346-250400-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ323-250400-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS RISING
TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ347-250400-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ348-250400-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ349-250400-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
356 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS
OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SATURDAY
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.