Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 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.

LHZ422-162200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST BY
LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE EVENING. FREEZING RAIN. RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. FREEZING RAIN EARLY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE
IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-162200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN BY LATE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND
SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. FREEZING RAIN EARLY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-162200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND
SLEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-162200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY
LATE MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING. FREEZING RAIN. RAIN...A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-162200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING. FREEZING RAIN. RAIN AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-162200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1001 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
EVENING. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET 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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