Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
338 PM 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.

LHZ422-180315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

$$

LHZ421-180315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.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. 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...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY 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.

$$

LHZ441-180315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT
SNOW. 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 WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
PARTLY 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.

$$

LHZ442-180315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

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

$$

LHZ443-180315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
RAIN. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY 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...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-180315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
338 PM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING.
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.3 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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