Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 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.

LHZ422-250900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH RAIN LIKELY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-250900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-250900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH RAIN
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ442-250900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...THEN LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN
THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-250900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN...THEN LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-250900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 PM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY...
MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.4 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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