Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 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.

LHZ422-291545-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES
DURING THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-291545-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST 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. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-291545-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ442-291545-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING
CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-291545-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING
CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-291545-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
432 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING CLOUDINESS WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.8 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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