Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 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.

LHZ422-250315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-250315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH 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.

$$

LHZ441-250315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

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

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

$$

LHZ442-250315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-250315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-250315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. 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 32.4 DEGREES.

$$

RK

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