Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 PM EST THU JAN 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.

LHZ422-300415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY 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.

$$

LHZ421-300415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES EARLY...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-300415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-300415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-300415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY 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.

$$

LEZ444-300415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
ISOLATED FLURRIES.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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