Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 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.

LHZ422-172115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW AND RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-172115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW AND LIGHT RAIN
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTH IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-172115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND LIGHT
RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-172115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW AND LIGHT RAIN UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE EAST
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-172115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-172115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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