Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 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.

LHZ422-060430-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-060430-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-060430-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-060430-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-060430-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-060430-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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