Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 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.

LHZ422-252130-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-252130-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-252130-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-252130-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-252130-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-252130-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1001 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.6 DEGREES.

$$

DT

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