Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 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.

LHZ422-022215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-022215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-022215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLEAR MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-022215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-022215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN
THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW...A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-022215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
941 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

DT

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