Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 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.

LHZ422-240915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS WITH FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-240915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT.. BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-240915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT.. BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-240915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-240915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-240915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. 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 32.0 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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