Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 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.

LHZ422-031015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET
BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-031015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-031015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THIS EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-031015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR THIS
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-031015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR THIS
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-031015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
934 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN
BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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