Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 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.

LHZ422-301515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-301515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-301515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-301515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.. THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-301515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-301515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
405 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
EAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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