Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 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.

LHZ422-052215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-052215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-052215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-052215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-052215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-052215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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