Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 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.

LHZ422-231515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-231515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-231515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-231515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-231515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-231515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN 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 35.0 DEGREES.

$$

DRC

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