Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 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.

LHZ422-011615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-011615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS.
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-011615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET... BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ442-011615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-011615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-011615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
357 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 38.8 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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