Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 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.

LHZ422-091000-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...
THEN LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-091000-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY...THEN LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-091000-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-091000-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-091000-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE EVENING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
6 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-091000-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
949 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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 35.5 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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