Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM 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.

LHZ422-231000-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-231000-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
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 INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS, POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS 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.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-231000-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG 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. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. 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 INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
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.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-231000-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
AREAS OF FOG 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. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-231000-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS
EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG 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. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-231000-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 PM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.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...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.1 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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