Marine Weather for LS 248

Active Advisory: (US Severe Weather)
Forecast as of 4:55 PM EDT on April 26, 2017
Small Craft Advisory in effect through Thursday afternoon
Huron Islands To Marquette Mi-
Late This Afternoon
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with a chance of rain. Areas of fog. Waves 4 to 8 feet occasionally to 10 feet.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Areas of fog in the evening. A chance of rain through midnight...then rain late. Waves subsiding to 3 to 6 feet occasionally to 8 feet.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots backing west 15 to 25 knots late. Rain...possibly mixed with freezing rain. A chance of snow in the afternoon...then snow likely late. Waves subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers...possibly mixed with rain through midnight...then a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves subsiding to 1 to 2 feet.
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Gusts up to 22 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Watches & Warnings

Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 4:34 PM EDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 6 PM EDT Thursday...

The Small Craft Advisory is now in effect until 6 PM EDT

* Wind and waves during the small craft advisory: expect
sustained winds of up to 22 knots from the west... with gusts
up to 28 knots. The largest expected significant waves will be
9 feet with a maximum wave height of up to 13 feet possible.

* Timing: the maximum winds are expected around 5 PM EDT
Thursday with the largest waves expected around 5 PM EDT

Please see the latest marine forecasts for more detailed

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

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NORTH MICHIGAN Halfway between North Manitou and Washington Islands 45002 38 °F 1.31 ft
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