Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

LHZ422-292115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY
LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ421-292115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY
LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-292115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY
LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-292115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-292115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-292115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 41.3 DEGREES.

$$

DRC

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