Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 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.

LHZ422-181500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-181500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-181500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-181500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-181500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-181500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
359 AM EDT SAT MAR 18 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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