Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 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.

LHZ422-251515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-251515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-251515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-251515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-251515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-251515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.6 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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