Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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.

LHZ422-290315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A GALE WARNING
MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-290315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.. THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-290315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-290315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-290315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS WITH
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-290315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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