Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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.

LHZ422-242215-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the late
morning and early afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 20 to
25 knots. Light showers and light snow showers likely late in the
evening. Rain showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales
late in the morning...then diminishing to 30 knots early in the
afternoon diminishing to 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon.
Gusts to 40 knot gales. Showers early in the morning...then
mostly sunny in the late morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ421-242215-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the evening...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots after
midnight becoming southeast to 30 knots early in the morning.
Partly cloudy early in the evening. A chance of light rain and
snow showers late in the evening. Rain showers after midnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots becoming southwest gales to
35 knot gales in the late morning and early afternoon...then
diminishing to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot
gales. Showers early in the morning...then mostly sunny in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight.
Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in
the morning. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ441-242215-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the evening...then becoming southeast 20 to 25 knots
after midnight increasing to 30 knots early in the morning.
Partly cloudy early in the evening. A chance of light rain and
snow showers late in the evening. Rain showers after midnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
becoming southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales in the late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing
to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales late in the afternoon.
Light showers early in the morning...then mostly sunny with a
slight chance of light showers in the late morning and early
afternoon. Sunny late in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales becoming west 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Clear.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ442-242215-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in
the late morning and early afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots after midnight...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots early
in the morning. Partly cloudy early in the evening. Light showers
likely and a chance of light snow showers late in the evening.
Rain showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southwest to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales in the
late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales late in the afternoon.
Showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy with a slight
chance of light showers late in the morning. Sunny in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots. Clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ443-242215-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots after midnight increasing to 20 to 25 knots early in the
morning. Light showers likely late in the evening. Rain showers
and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves around 2 feet
or less building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots late in the morning...then diminishing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers early in the
morning...then mostly sunny in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Clear. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LEZ444-242215-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
1002 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light rain
and snow showers late in the morning...then a chance of light
showers in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. A chance of light showers early in
the evening...then showers in the late evening and overnight. A
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 knots. Showers early in the
morning...then sunny in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Clear. Waves
around 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

See Lake Erie Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

The water temperature at Belle Isle is missing.

$$

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