Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

LHZ422-300315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND LIGHT RAIN. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-300315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ441-300315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ442-300315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT
SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-300315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT
SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-300315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
356 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.3 DEGREES.

$$

DRC

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