Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 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.

LHZ422-222215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-222215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN AND LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ441-222215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...
THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ442-222215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-222215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-222215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING
TO THE NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.3 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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