Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 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.

LHZ422-051015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-051015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-051015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-051015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-051015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
NEARLY CALM. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-051015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
956 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

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.

$$

KURIMSKI

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