557  
FZUS53 KAPX 240253  
NSHAPX  
 
NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
 
FOR WATERS WITHIN FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKES HURON...  
MICHIGAN AND SUPERIOR  
 
LSZ321-241100-  
WHITEFISH BAY (U.S. PORTION)/WHITEFISH POINT TO POINT IROQUOIS MI-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN  
LIKELY, SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LSZ322-241100-  
ST. MARYS RIVER POINT IROQUOIS TO E. POTAGANNISSING BAY-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SLEET WITH LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
FRIDAY
 
LIGHT WINDS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LMZ341-241100-  
SEUL CHOIX POINT TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS, LIGHT FREEZING  
RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
LIGHT WINDS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LHZ345-241100-  
STRAITS OF MACKINAC WITHIN 5 NM OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING  
MACKINAC ISLAND-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET  
OR LESS.   
FRIDAY
 
LIGHT WINDS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT  
FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, FREEZING DRIZZLE AND  
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. PARTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LHZ346-241100-  
ST IGNACE TO FALSE DETOUR CHANNEL-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO  
4 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, DRIZZLE, LIGHT FREEZING RAIN  
AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LMZ342-241100-  
NORWOOD MI TO 5NM WEST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE INCLUDING LITTLE  
TRAVERSE BAY-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET  
OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE FREEZING RAIN,  
SNOW SHOWERS, SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LMZ344-241100-  
SLEEPING BEAR POINT TO GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT MI-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET  
OR LESS.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES  
2 TO 4 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LMZ345-346-241100-  
POINT BETSIE TO SLEEPING BEAR POINT MI-  
MANISTEE TO POINT BETSIE MI-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES  
2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LMZ323-241100-  
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY SOUTH OF A LINE GRAND TRAVERSE LIGHT TO  
NORWOOD MI-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET  
OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS, DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LHZ347-241100-  
5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT MI INCLUDING  
BOIS BLANC ISLAND-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES  
2 FEET OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE FREEZING RAIN, SNOW  
SHOWERS, FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SLEET LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. CHANCE OF FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LHZ348-241100-  
PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON PT MI INCLUDING THUNDER BAY  
NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT FRIDAY
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS, FREEZING RAIN, CHANCE OF SNOW  
SHOWERS AND SLEET. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
30 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LIKELY, CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND FREEZING DRIZZLE. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
LHZ349-241100-  
STURGEON PT TO ALABASTER MI-  
1053 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT FRIDAY
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.  
 
SEE THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.  
 

 
 
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