Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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.

LHZ422-270315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-270315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-270315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-270315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-270315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-270315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
THIS EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

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 32.5F DEGREES.

$$

SF

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