Marine Weather for LM 261

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 2:46 am CST on January 17, 2020
Gale Warning in effect from late tonight through Saturday morning
Gale watch in effect from Saturday evening through late Saturday night
Lake Michigan From Seul Choix Point To Rock Island Passage 5 Nm
Offshore To Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan South Of A Line From Seul Choix Point To The
Mackinac Bridge And North Of A Line From Charlevoix Mi To South
Fox Island 5 Nm Offshore-
Lake Michigan From Charlevoix To Point Betsie Mi 5 Nm Offshore To
Mid Lake-
Lake Michigan From Rock Island Passage To Sturgeon Bay Wi-
Sturgeon Bay WI to Point Betsie mi north...
Today
Northwest winds 5 to 15 kt backing to southeast 10 to 20 kt. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 2 to 4 ft.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt. Chance of snow in the evening, then snow overnight. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft building to 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft.
Saturday
Southeast gales to 35 kt diminishing to 30 kt late in the morning, then becoming south 10 to 20 kt early in the afternoon veering to west to 30 kt late. Snow in the morning, then snow and rain in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
Saturday Night
Northwest gales to 35 kt. Snow likely. Waves 7 to 10 ft occasionally to 13 ft.
Sunday
Northwest winds to 30 kt becoming north 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Chance of snow in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 ft occasionally to 12 ft subsiding to 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft.
Sunday Night
North winds 10 to 20 kt becoming northwest. Waves 4 to 6 ft occasionally to 8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft.
Monday
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tuesday
West winds 10 to 15 kt increasing to 10 to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft.

Watches & Warnings

Special Weather Statement
Issued: 2:59 AM CST Jan. 17, 2020 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to 9 am
CST Saturday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Saturday evening through
late Saturday night...

* what... for the Gale Warning, southeast gales to 35 knots and
waves 4 to 7 feet occasionally to 9 feet, building to 6 to 9
feet occasionally to 12 feet. For the gale watch, west gales to
35 knots and waves 7 to 10 feet occasionally to 13 feet
possible.

* Where... northern one third of the open waters of Lake Michigan.

* When... for the Gale Warning, from midnight Friday night to 9
am CST Saturday. For the gale watch, from Saturday evening
through late Saturday night.

* Impacts... strong winds will cause hazardous waves which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe Harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.






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Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
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Open Sea Buoy Information

Place ID Sea Temp Wave Height
NORTH MICHIGAN Halfway between North Manitou and Washington Islands 45002
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Little Traverse Bay, MI 45022 61 °F 0.66 ft
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C-MAN Station Information

Place ID Water Temp Wave Height
Stannard Rock, MI STDM4
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