Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT THU MAR 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.

LHZ422-240300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-240300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. 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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-240300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-240300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-240300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-240300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
352 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.8 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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