Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 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.

LHZ422-020400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-020400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE 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.

$$

LHZ441-020400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-020400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-020400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-020400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 39.3 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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