Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 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.

LHZ422-212115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-212115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-212115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-212115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-212115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-212115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
951 AM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.3 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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