Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

LHZ422-252200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ421-252200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-252200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ442-252200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-252200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-252200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.0 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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