Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

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.

LHZ422-031615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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.

$$

LHZ421-031615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PATCHY FOG EARLY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-031615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-031615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-031615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-031615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 AM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.6 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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