Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
939 AM EST THU FEB 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-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-162200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-162200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-162200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-162200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-162200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
939 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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