Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

LHZ422-241615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ421-241615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ441-241615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ442-241615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ443-241615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LEZ444-241615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
407 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 38.9 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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