Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

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.

LHZ422-241030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-241030-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-241030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-241030-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-241030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-241030-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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