Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 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.

LHZ422-170915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING.
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-170915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-170915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-170915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-170915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
RAIN. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

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

$$

LEZ444-170915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
953 PM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN
THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.7 DEGREES.

$$

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