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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 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.

LHZ421-061015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
955 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF.
.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.

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 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.

LHZ441-061015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
955 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. 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.

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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE HURON

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.

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE...30.70 INCHES...WILL SLIDE EAST
THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AVERAGING
30.00 INCHES WILL THEN SLOWLY DROP INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES
TOMORROW...AND INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY.

LHZ362-363-462-060915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
953 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
516 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-LMZ043-046-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-
002-004-005-015-016-024-025-061030-
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-STARKE-
PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-WHITE-CASS IN-
MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-JAY-
NEW BUFFALO MI TO ST JOSEPH MI-MICHIGAN CITY IN TO NEW BUFFALO MI-
BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-
DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...ELKHART...GOSHEN...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...ANGOLA...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...NORTH JUDSON...
WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...ROCHESTER...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...COLUMBIA CITY...SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...
MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...LOGANSPORT...PERU...WABASH...
NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...BLUFFTON...OSSIAN...DECATUR...
BERNE...MARION...HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...COLDWATER...HILLSDALE...BRYAN...WAUSEON...
ARCHBOLD...DEFIANCE...NAPOLEON...PAULDING...ANTWERP...OTTAWA...
PANDORA...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...LIMA
516 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015 /416 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO...
SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...NORTHERN INDIANA AND THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF SOUTHEASTERN LAKE MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO FALL TO BETWEEN
10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO AND 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...OR
CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/IWX

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Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

MIZ041-061100-
GLADWIN COUNTY...GLADWIN-
400 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE ZERO. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 2 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 MPH.
AT  9 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
10 MPH. WIND CHILL 4 BELOW.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 16. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 MPH.

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
400 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

MIZ042-061100-
ARENAC COUNTY...STANDISH-
400 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.NOW...
AT  5 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 3 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 MPH.
AT  7 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 3 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 MPH.
AT  9 AM...CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 10 ABOVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 MPH.
WIND CHILL 5 BELOW.
AT 11 AM...MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURE 15. SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. WIND CHILL ZERO.

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