Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 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.

LHZ422-162115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-162115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-162115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT, THEN...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT, THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-162115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT, THEN...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-162115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.

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

$$

LEZ444-162115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1039 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT, THEN...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT, THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS MISSING.

$$

MWS/WFO GRR

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