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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KAPX 100801
NSHAPX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

LSZ321-101600-
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LSZ322-101600-
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY.

TONIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. CLEAR.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ341-101600-
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ345-101600-
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING
MACKINAC ISLAND-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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

TONIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ346-101600-
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ342-101600-
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE
TRAVERSE BAY-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

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

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ344-101600-
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ345-346-101600-
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LMZ323-101600-
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO
NORWOOD MI-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
LIGHT WINDS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ347-101600-
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KNOTS OR LESS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ348-101600-
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.



LHZ349-101600-
STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI-
401 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

TODAY
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.