Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

LHZ422-211615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-211615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-211615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-211615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
WITH AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-211615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-211615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN
CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.9 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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