Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 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.

LHZ422-221515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-221515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-221515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-221515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW AND
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-221515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-221515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 AM EDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRC

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