Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 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.

LHZ422-232215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...INCREASING 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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-232215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-232215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A GALE WARNING
MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-232215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING
MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-232215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-232215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS 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 30 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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.

$$

CB

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