Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 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.

LHZ422-272130-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-272130-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-272130-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-272130-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-272130-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-272130-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. 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 32.9 DEGREES.

$$

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