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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS53 KAPX

FZUS53 KAPX 230907
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Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lakes Huron... Michigan and Superior.

Waves are the significant wave height - the average of the highest 1/3 of the wave spectrum. Occasional wave height is the average of the highest 1/10 of the wave spectrum.

LSZ321-231715
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots early in the morning. Freezing spray early in the morning. Scattered snow showers early in the morning. Slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
South wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LSZ322-231715
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning. Mostly cloudy.

TONIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear.

SATURDAY
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LHZ346-231715
St Ignace to False Detour Channel
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LHZ345-231715
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including Mackinac Island
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LMZ341-231715
Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Isolated snow showers early in the morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

TONIGHT
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY
Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 7 to 10 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LMZ342-231715
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little Traverse Bay
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LMZ323-231715
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to Norwood MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LMZ344-345-231715
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
West wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots with gusts to around 35 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 5 to 8 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LMZ346-231715
Manistee to Point Betsie MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Slight chance of snow showers in the morning. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LHZ347-231715
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including Bois Blanc Island
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LHZ348-231715
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the morning.

TONIGHT
North wind 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
West wind 5 to 10 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


LHZ349-231715
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI
407 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2024

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING

TODAY
North wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet.

TONIGHT
North wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Sunny. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest wind 15 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet.

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.


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