Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 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.

LHZ422-271530-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-271530-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-271530-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-271530-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-271530-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-271530-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
417 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. 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 32.8 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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