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 THU FEB 4 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.

LHZ422-042215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-042215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-042215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-042215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-042215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-042215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. 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 34.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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