Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-010915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. 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.

$$

LHZ421-010915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 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.

$$

LHZ441-010915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH 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. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20
TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-010915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15
TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ443-010915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-010915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 PM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE EAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.. THEN CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.2 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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