Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 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.

LHZ422-282115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTH LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-282115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-282115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-282115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-282115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-282115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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