Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 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.

LHZ422-212215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY 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.

$$

LHZ421-212215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND EARLY 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 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.

$$

LHZ441-212215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.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.

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

$$

LHZ442-212215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.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.

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

$$

LHZ443-212215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF 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.

$$

LEZ444-212215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 AM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS 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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.9 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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