Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 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.

LHZ422-241515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-241515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-241515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-241515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-241515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-241515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
353 AM EDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY
CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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 32.4 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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