Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 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.

LHZ422-210315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...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.

$$

LHZ421-210315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...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.
.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.

$$

LHZ441-210315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES 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
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.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.

$$

LHZ442-210315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 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 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.

$$

LHZ443-210315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS THIS
EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 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 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR. 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.

$$

LEZ444-210315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 PM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
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. 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 33.6 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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