Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 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.

LHZ422-201515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-201515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-201515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-201515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-201515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-201515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAR 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRC

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