Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 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.

LHZ422-260915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-260915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-260915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20
TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-260915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-260915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-260915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
952 PM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY THIS EVENING. LIGHT RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. 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.

$$

DG

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