Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 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.

LHZ422-280415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING...BECOMING CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-280415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH. PARTLY
CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...BECOMING CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-280415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-280415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-280415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN MAY BE
HEAVY AT TIMES EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-280415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.1 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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