Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 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.

LHZ422-021615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-021615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-021615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-021615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-021615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN
THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW...A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-021615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
356 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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