Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 PM 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.

LHZ422-220315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY 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 BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-220315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY 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
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-220315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-220315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. 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 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.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-220315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. 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 BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-220315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
359 PM EDT TUE MAR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 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. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.9 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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