Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-251515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-251515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-251515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-251515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-251515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-251515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
342 AM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.9 DEGREES.

$$

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