Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-210315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-210315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED SPRINKLES EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-210315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SPRINKLES EARLY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-210315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
SPRINKLES EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-210315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SPRINKLES EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-210315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...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 32.3 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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