Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 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.

LHZ422-210915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-210915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS...THEN
MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-210915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
SHOWERS...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-210915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-210915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-210915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.1 DEGREES.

$$

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