Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 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.

LHZ422-130415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-130415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-130415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTH BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-130415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-130415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
THIS EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-130415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY.

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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