Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 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.

LHZ422-152200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SLEET...
RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-152200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SLEET...LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-152200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT SLEET AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-152200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SLEET...RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-152200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SLEET...
RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-152200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1003 AM EST SUN JAN 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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