Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-241015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-241015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT
GALES IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS
TO 45 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-241015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

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

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-241015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-241015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-241015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
950 PM EST MON FEB 23 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN
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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

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.

$$

DG

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