Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 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.

LHZ422-231615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-231615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.. BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-231615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-231615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-231615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-231615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.5 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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