Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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.

LHZ422-262200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-262200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-262200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE AFTERNOON.
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-262200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-262200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-262200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
943 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.5 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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