Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-292215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
958 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-292215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
958 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-292215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
958 AM 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...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY LATE
IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-292215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
958 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. LIGHT SNOW.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-292215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
958 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SLEET LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY AND SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-292215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
958 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SLEET LIKELY
AND NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY 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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