Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 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.

LHZ422-112215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-112215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-112215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-112215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT SLEET AND LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SLEET EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-112215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE
IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY 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.

$$

LEZ444-112215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
941 AM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. RAIN
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN
LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.7 DEGREES.

$$

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