Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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.

LHZ422-191000-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
FOG EARLY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-191000-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-191000-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET
LATE IN THE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-191000-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-191000-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-191000-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
941 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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