Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

LHZ422-032215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-032215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-032215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-032215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW
AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-032215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET. LIGHT
RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-032215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
931 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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.

$$

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