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 PM EST SUN FEB 22 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.

LHZ422-230415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLEAR.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-230415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-230415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-230415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.. BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING MAY
BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-230415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35
KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-230415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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