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 EDT TUE MAR 31 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.

LHZ422-312115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-312115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-312115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20
TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. 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.

$$

LHZ442-312115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-312115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-312115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.2 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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