Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 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.

LHZ422-242245-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-242245-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
35 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-242245-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST 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 SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-242245-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-242245-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-242245-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1003 AM EST TUE FEB 24 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

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.

$$

SF

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