Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 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.

LHZ422-232200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-232200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-232200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE
IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-232200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-232200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-232200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS MISSING.

$$

MR

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