Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 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.

LHZ422-210415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-210415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING...
THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-210415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-210415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-210415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-210415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW
LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

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.

$$

CB

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