Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 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.

LHZ422-161015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-161015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-161015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-161015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-161015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-161015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1008 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 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 32.8 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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