Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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.

LHZ422-231615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light showers
early in the morning...then light showers likely late in the
morning. A chance of light showers early in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Light snow showers likely early in
the evening...then a chance of light snow showers late in the
evening. Rain showers in the late evening and overnight.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ421-231615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light showers early in the
morning...then light showers likely late in the morning. A chance
of light showers early in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots late in the evening...then becoming southeast 20 to 25 knots
after midnight. A chance of light snow showers in the evening. A
chance of light showers late in the evening...then showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ441-231615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light showers early in the
morning...then light showers likely late in the morning. A chance
of light showers early in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots late in the evening...then becoming southeast 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy early in the
evening. A chance of light rain and snow showers in the
evening...then light showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 7
feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ442-231615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest late
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light showers early in the
morning...then light showers likely late in the morning. A chance
of light showers early in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening becoming
partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots late in the evening...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots with
gusts to 30 knots after midnight. A chance of light rain and snow
showers in the evening...then light showers after midnight. Waves 1
to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. A Small Craft
Advisory may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ443-231615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest late
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light showers early in the
morning...then light showers likely late in the morning. A chance
of light showers early in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening becoming
partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of
light snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light
showers in the evening...then showers after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LEZ444-231615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
349 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. Light showers likely in the
morning...then a chance of light showers early in the afternoon.
Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet
or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light rain and
snow showers in the morning...then a chance of light showers in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming south 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Light showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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 missing.

$$

MR

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