Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1012 PM 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.

LHZ422-121015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG.
RAIN AND SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-121015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. 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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-121015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW EARLY...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY LATE MORNING.
.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.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-121015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. RAIN AND SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-121015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND
SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. AREAS OF FOG.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
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 IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-121015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1012 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. AREAS OF FOG.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.

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.

$$

BT

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