Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 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.

LHZ422-180915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

$$

LHZ421-180915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES AROUND 2
FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY 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.

$$

LHZ441-180915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY 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.

$$

LHZ442-180915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY 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.

$$

LHZ443-180915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-180915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
949 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

$$

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