000
FZUS53 KDLH 140931
NSHDLH

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Duluth MN
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Superior

LSZ140-141-141730-
Grand Portage to Grand Marais MN-
Grand Marais to Taconite Harbor MN-
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers
through the day. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of flurries through
the day. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in
the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less. 

Note...Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

$$

LSZ142-143-141730-
Taconite Harbor to Silver Bay Harbor MN-
Silver Bay Harbor to Two Harbors MN-
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow showers
early in the morning, then chance of snow showers in the late
morning and early afternoon. Slight chance of snow showers late
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of flurries
through the day. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow
after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less. 

Note...Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

$$

LSZ144-145-141730-
Two Harbors to Duluth MN-Duluth MN to Port Wing WI-
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow showers
early in the morning, then snow showers likely in the late
morning and early afternoon. Slight chance of snow showers late
in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of flurries in the
morning, then slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Slight chance of snow through the
night. Waves 2 feet or less. 

Note...Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

$$

LSZ146-147-141730-
Port Wing to Sand Island WI-Sand Island to Bayfield WI-
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Chance of snow showers in the morning, then
slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Slight chance of snow through the
night. Waves 2 feet or less. 

Note...Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

$$

LSZ121-148-141730-
Chequamegon Bay-Bayfield to Oak Point WI-
Oak Point to Saxon Harbor WI-
331 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves
2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east early
in the morning. Slight chance of snow. Waves 2 feet or less. 

Note...Wave height forecasts are for ice free areas.

$$

GSF

000
FZUS53 KMQT 141211
NSHMQT

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Marquette MI
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LSZ240-241-142100-
Saxon Harbor WI to Black River MI-
Black River to Ontonagon MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017 /611 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing west. Scattered
snow showers early, then numerous snow showers. Waves subsiding
to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest 15 to
20 knots by midnight. Numerous snow showers. Waves building to
2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Numerous snow showers.
Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 5 to 15 knots veering east less than
10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 

$$

LSZ242-243-142100-
Ontonagon to Upper Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Upper Entrance of Portage Canal to Eagle River MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Scattered snow
showers through early afternoon, then numerous snow showers by
mid afternoon. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to
2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming 10 to 20 knots
by midnight. Numerous snow showers. Waves building to 2 to
4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Numerous snow
showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots veering northeast less
than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 

$$

LSZ244-245-142100-
Eagle River to Manitou Island MI-
Manitou Island to Point Isabelle MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Scattered
snow showers early, then isolated snow showers through early
afternoon. Scattered snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots veering north 15 to
20 knots late. Numerous snow showers. Waves building to 2 to
4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...North wind 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Numerous snow
showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots
after midnight. Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 

$$

LSZ246-247-142100-
Point Isabelle to Lower Entrance of Portage Canal MI-
Lower Entrance of Portage Canal To Huron Islands MI Including
Keweenaw and Huron Bays-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy
with scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TODAY...West wind 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots
late. Numerous snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Numerous snow
showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet, then subsiding to 1 to
2 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots diminishing to less
than 10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 

$$

LSZ248-142100-
Huron Islands to Marquette MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with scattered snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then building to 2 to
3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots veering northwest late.
Numerous snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet, then
building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves
building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 

$$

LSZ249-250-142100-
Marquette to Munising MI-
Munising to Grand Marais MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Numerous snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots backing west. Cloudy with
numerous snow showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Scattered snow showers in
the evening, then numerous snow showers by midnight. Waves
building to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Freezing
spray in the afternoon. Waves building to 3 to 6 feet
occasionally to 8 feet, then subsiding to 3 to 5 feet
occasionally to 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Freezing spray in the evening. Snow
showers. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. 

$$

LSZ251-142100-
Grand Marais to Whitefish Point MI-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots backing west 5 to 15 knots by
mid afternoon. Numerous snow showers. Waves subsiding to 1 to
2 feet, then building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 5 to 15 knots. Snow showers. Waves building
to 2 to 4 feet, then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...North wind 10 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves building
to 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Snow
showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers after
midnight. Waves building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally to 7 feet,
then subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 

$$

LMZ221-142100-
Green Bay North of line from Cedar River MI to Rock Island
Passage-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly
cloudy with isolated snow showers. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow
showers in the evening, then scattered snow showers by midnight.
Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with
isolated snow showers. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots with gusts up to
22 knots. Partly cloudy with isolated snow showers. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 

$$

LMZ248-250-142100-
Seul Choix Point to Point Detour MI-
5NM East of a line from Fairport MI to Rock Island Passage-
711 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North wind less than 10 knots. Cloudy with
isolated snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest wind 5 to 15 knots backing west 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers early. Isolated
snow showers by mid afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Isolated snow showers in the
evening, then scattered snow showers by midnight. Waves 1 to
2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with
scattered snow showers. Waves building to 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots veering north 5 to
15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in
the evening, then isolated snow showers after midnight. Waves
subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 

$$

WFO MQT

000
FZUS53 KGRB 140936
NSHGRB

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Green Bay WI
336 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ521-522-541>543-141715-
Green Bay south of line from Cedar River to Rock Island Passage
and north of a line from Oconto WI to Little Sturgeon Bay WI-
Green Bay south of line from Oconto WI to Little Sturgeon Bay WI-
Rock Island Passage to Sturgeon Bay WI-
Sturgeon Bay to Two Rivers WI-Two Rivers to Sheboygan WI-
336 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...NW wind 10 to 15 kts becoming W. Waves 1 to 3 ft. Mostly
cloudy. 
.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kts. Waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
snow showers. 
.FRIDAY...W wind 10 to 20 kts. Waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of snow
showers in the morning. A chance of flurries in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kts veering N 5 to 10 kts after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of light snow.  

$$

See Lake Michigan Open Lake Forecast for Saturday through Monday.

RDM/Eckberg

000
FZUS53 KMKX 141305
NSHMKX

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
705 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ643-141700-
Sheboygan to Port Washington WI-
705 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots backing west late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves
3 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning, then becoming west 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Slight chance of snow through the
night. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance
of flurries. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight veering north
early in the morning. Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ644-141700-
Port Washington to North Point Light WI-
705 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the morning, then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early
in the afternoon backing west late in the afternoon. Mostly
sunny. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots backing southwest with gusts
to around 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Slight chance of snow through the night.
Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance
of flurries. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then veering
northwest after midnight becoming north 5 to 10 knots early in
the morning. Chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ645-141700-
North Point Light to Wind Point WI-
705 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the morning, then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early
in the afternoon becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots backing southwest with gusts
to around 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Chance of flurries through around
midnight. Slight chance of snow after midnight. Waves 1 to
2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 20 knots early
in the afternoon, then becoming 15 to 20 knots late in the
afternoon. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance of flurries. Waves 1 to
2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the late morning and early
afternoon, then subsiding to 1 to 2 feet late in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming 10 to 20 knots
late in the evening, then veering northwest 10 to 15 knots after
midnight becoming north 5 to 10 knots early in the morning.
Chance of snow through around midnight, then slight chance of
snow after midnight. Waves around 1 foot. 

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
LMZ646-141700-
Wind Point WI to Winthrop Harbor IL-
705 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the morning, then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early
in the afternoon becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots backing southwest with gusts
to around 20 knots late in the evening, then rising to 15 to
20 knots after midnight veering west early in the morning. Chance
of flurries through around midnight. Slight chance of snow after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance
of flurries. Waves 1 to 2 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots late in the evening, then becoming
west 10 to 15 knots after midnight becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Slight chance of snow. Waves
around 1 foot. 

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$
See Lake Michigan Open Waters Forecast for Saturday through Monday.


000
FZUS53 KLOT 140900
NSHLOT

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
National Weather Service Chicago/Romeoville IL
300 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

Waves are provided as a range of significant wave heights, which
is the average of the highest 1/3 of the waves, along with the
average height of the highest 10 percent of the waves which will
occasionally be encountered.

LMZ740>742-141630-
Winthrop Harbor to Wilmette Harbor-
Wilmette Harbor to Northerly Island-
Northerly Island to Calumet Harbor-
300 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt becoming west 10 to 15 kt
late in the afternoon. Chance of snow showers in the morning.
Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally to 9 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 ft. 
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 25 kt. A chance of flurries. Waves
1 to 3 ft. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 kt. A chance of flurries. 
Waves 1 to 3 ft. 

$$

LMZ743>745-141630-
Calumet Harbor to Gary-Gary to Burns Harbor-
Burns Harbor to Michigan City-
300 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds to 30 kt diminishing to 10 to 20 kt this
morning and then becoming west 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Snow
showers likely through the day. Waves 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10
ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest 15 to 25 kt
after midnight. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 ft. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 kt. A chance of flurries. Waves 4 to 6
ft occasionally to 8 ft. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 kt. A chance of flurries.
Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.  

$$

JEE

000
FZUS53 KIWX 140935
NSHIWX

Nearshore Marine Forecast for Indiana
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
435 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ046-141830-
Michigan City IN to New Buffalo MI-
435 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast wind 15 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots early this morning, then veering southeast 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning, then west around 10 knots in the afternoon. 
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Chance 
of snow showers in the morning, then slight chance of snow showers 
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 6 feet this
morning.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots after
midnight. Slight chance of snow showers through midnight, then
chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 15 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots. Chance
of snow showers in the morning, then slight chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 6 feet. A small craft
advisory may be needed. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
3 to 5 feet after midnight. A small craft advisory may be needed.

The water temperature off Michigan City is 38 degrees...and 38 
degrees off St. Joseph.

$$

LMZ043-141830-
New Buffalo MI to St Joseph MI-
435 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 
knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in 
the morning, then slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet this morning.
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots after
midnight. Slight chance of snow showers through midnight, then
chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 6 feet after midnight. A small craft advisory may be
needed. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots. Snow
showers likely in the morning, then chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 5 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet. A small
craft advisory may be needed. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West wind 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 20 knots
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 knots. Chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet. 

The water temperature off Michigan City is 38 degrees...and 38 
degrees off St. Joseph.

$$

000
FZUS53 KGRR 140836
NSHGRR

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore on Lake Michigan

LMZ849-142115-
Pentwater to Manistee MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Snow showers likely until
midday, then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to
7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots veering northwest 15 to
25 knots late at night, then becoming north 5 to 15 knots toward
daybreak. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to
7 feet. 

$$

LMZ848-142115-
Whitehall to Pentwater MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow showers
likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots backing west 10 to 15 knots
late in the day. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely until midday,
then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north 10 to
20 knots toward daybreak. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. 

$$

LMZ847-142115-
Grand Haven to Whitehall MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots backing northwest. A chance
of snow showers until midday, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet building
to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 6 to
8 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north 10 to
20 knots toward daybreak. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
Waves 6 to 8 feet. 

$$

LMZ846-142115-
Holland to Grand Haven MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northeast winds 10 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots veering south, then veering
northwest late in the day. A chance of snow showers until midday,
then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet building
to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers. Waves 6 to 8 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots becoming north 10 to
20 knots toward daybreak. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
Waves 6 to 8 feet. 

$$

LMZ845-142115-
South Haven to Holland MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering south 5 to 10 knots,
then veering west 10 to 15 knots late in the day. Mostly cloudy with
a chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers in
the evening, then snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet building
to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers until midday, then a
chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots becoming north 10 to 20 knots
toward daybreak. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to
8 feet. 

$$

LMZ844-142115-
St Joseph to South Haven MI-
336 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...North winds 15 to 25 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. 
.TODAY...East winds 10 to 20 knots veering south 5 to 15 knots, then
veering west late in the day. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet...subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
toward daybreak. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then snow
showers likely overnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...West winds to 30 knots. Snow showers likely until midday,
then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 8 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds to 30 knots veering northwest 15 to
25 knots toward daybreak. Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
Waves 6 to 8 feet. 

$$

000
FZUS53 KAPX 140908
NSHAPX

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

LSZ321-141715-
Whitefish Bay (U.S. Portion)/Whitefish Point to Point Iroquois MI-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots
with gusts to around 20 knots in the late morning. Snow showers
likely. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LSZ322-141715-
St. Marys River Point Iroquois to E. Potagannissing Bay-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow showers
in the morning. Chance of snow showers. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Chance of snow showers. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ341-141715-
Seul Choix Point to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the late
morning. Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ345-141715-
Straits of Mackinac within 5 nm of Mackinac Bridge including
Mackinac Island-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Slight chance of snow showers
in the morning. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves
2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to
around 20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ346-141715-
St Ignace to False Detour Channel-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots.
Slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ342-141715-
Norwood MI to 5NM West of Mackinac Bridge including Little
Traverse Bay-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in
the late morning. Chance of snow showers through the day. Waves
2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ344-141715-
Sleeping Bear Point to Grand Traverse Light MI-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots with gusts to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ345-346-141715-
Point Betsie to Sleeping Bear Point MI-
Manistee to Point Betsie MI-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots
becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the late morning. Snow showers. 
Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 4 to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LMZ323-141715-
Grand Traverse Bay south of a line Grand Traverse Light to
Norwood MI-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North wind 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon.
Snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ347-141715-
5NM East of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Light MI including
Bois Blanc Island-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 20 knots. Chance 
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ348-141715-
Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Pt MI Including Thunder Bay
National Marine Sanctuary-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...West wind 10 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in 
the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...West wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 30 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ349-141715-
Sturgeon Pt to Alabaster MI-
408 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots early in the evening. Chance
of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less in
the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
20 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to around
25 knots. Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest wind 10 to 20 knots with gusts to
around 25 knots. Chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 

See the open lakes forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

  

554 
FZUS53 KDTX 140834
NSHDTX

Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LHZ422-141615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 20 knots early becoming west 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning becoming 
partly cloudy. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy until early
morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots. Light snow showers early in
the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late
evening and overnight. 

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ421-141615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny with a slight chance
of light snow showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
8 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until
early morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late evening and overnight. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy
early in the evening becoming partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet. 

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ441-141615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers in the morning...then partly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light
snow showers early in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers in the late evening and overnight.
Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet. 

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ442-141615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely early in the morning...then a chance of light snow showers
late in the morning. A slight chance of light snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Becoming
partly cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Light snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet. 

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ443-141615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy until late
afternoon becoming mostly sunny. Light snow showers likely early
in the morning...then a chance of light snow showers late in the
morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy
with light snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely
early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LEZ444-141615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15 
knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of 
light snow showers early in the morning...then mostly sunny in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow showers early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or
less. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with light
snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be
needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. Light
snow showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of light
snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet. 

See Lake Erie Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.2 degrees.

$$

SF

You can obtain your latest National Weather Service forecasts online
a www.weather.gov/greatlakes


348 
FZUS51 KCLE 140824
NSHCLE

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
324 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LEZ142>144-141545-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Maumee Bay to Reno Beach OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Reno Beach to The Islands OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from The Islands to Vermilion OH-
324 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west 5 to 15 knots. 
A slight chance of snow showers early. Waves 3 to 5 feet 
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow in
the evening, then a chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. 

See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Saturday through Monday.

The water temperature off Toledo is 33 degrees...off Cleveland 42
degrees and off Erie 38 degrees.

$$

LEZ145>149-141545-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Vermilion to Avon Point OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Avon Point to Willowick OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Willowick to Geneva-on-
the Lake OH-Lake Erie nearshore waters from Geneva-on-the-
Lake to Conneaut OH-
Lake Erie nearshore waters from Conneaut OH to Ripley NY-
324 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 
knots. Scattered snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 
to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow showers overnight. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow in the morning, then snow in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 25 knots. Snow likely in the
evening, then snow showers likely overnight. Waves 5 to 8 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet. 

See Lake Erie open lakes forecast for Saturday through Monday.

The water temperature off Toledo is 33 degrees...off Cleveland 42
degrees and off Erie 38 degrees.

$$


000
FZUS51 KBUF 141146
NSHBUF

Nearshore Marine Forecast
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

For waters within five nautical miles of shore

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.

LEZ020-141600-
Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow early. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots or less increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow in the evening, then snow showers likely
overnight. 
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast less than
10 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest. A
chance of snow Sunday night. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow. 

The water temperature off Buffalo is 40 degrees.

$$

LOZ030-141600-
Lower Niagara River-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Partly sunny
this morning, then becoming mostly cloudy. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. Partly to
mostly cloudy. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely in the morning, then lake effect snow in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the evening, then a chance of
snow showers overnight. 
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast and
diminishing to 10 knots or less. A chance of snow showers during
the day. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest. A chance
of snow Sunday night. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. A chance of rain and
snow during the day, then a chance of snow Monday night. 

$$

LEZ040-041-141600-
Buffalo to Ripley along Lake Erie-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots.
Snow likely early, then a chance of snow late this morning. A
chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 15 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake effect snow in the
morning, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Lake effect snow. Waves 5 to 8 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet. 
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely during the day.
Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow during the day, then a chance of snow
and rain Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to
4 feet. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. 

$$

LOZ042-141600-
Niagara River to Hamlin Beach along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. A chance of
snow early. A chance of snow showers this afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet. 
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the morning, then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast
5 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers during the day. Waves
4 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 foot or less. Waves occasionally
around 9 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet. 

$$

LOZ043-044-141600-
Hamlin Beach to Mexico Bay along Lake Ontario
including Irondequoit Bay-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Snow likely early, then a chance of snow late this
morning. Lake effect snow showers this afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 3 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. Lake effect snow showers. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west.
Snow showers likely in the evening, then lake effect snow
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 8 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming south and
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers likely
during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet. 

The water temperature off Rochester is 42 degrees.

$$

LOZ045-141600-
Mexico Bay to the Saint Lawrence River along Lake Ontario-
631 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow early. A chance of snow showers this
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening, then lake
effect snow showers overnight. Waves 3 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots. Lake effect snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west. Lake
effect snow. Waves 3 to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 9 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east and
diminishing to less than 10 knots. Lake effect snow showers
likely during the day. Waves 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 1 foot or
less. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast. A chance
of snow Sunday night. Waves 2 feet or less. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow and rain. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet. 

$$