Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 PM EST TUE FEB 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.

LHZ422-221000-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-221000-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE NORTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-221000-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-221000-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-221000-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-221000-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING
TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.2 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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