Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
354 AM EST TUE FEB 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.

LHZ422-241630-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 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.

$$

LHZ421-241630-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT
GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS
TO 40 KNOT GALES THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-241630-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-241630-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN 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.

$$

LHZ443-241630-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-241630-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
354 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

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.

$$

HLO

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