Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 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.

LHZ422-262130-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-262130-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-262130-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-262130-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-262130-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-262130-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. RAIN AND LIGHT
SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 32.5F DEGREES.

$$

SF

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