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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS53 KAPX

FZUS53 KAPX 170848
NSHAPX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

LMZ341-171700-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE DAY...MIXED WITH POSSIBLE
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ345-171700-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE DAY.
LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ346-171700-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SNOW WITH SLEET LIKELY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ342-171700-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ344-171700-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING CHANGING TO RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ345-346-171700-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ323-171700-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING... THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ347-171700-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN MAINLY IN THE MORNING...MIXED WITH A LITTLE SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ348-171700-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ349-171700-
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
FREEZING RAIN CHANGING TO RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
20 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES
2 TO 3 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE VALID FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



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