Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 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.

LHZ422-222215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. 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.

$$

LHZ421-222215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-222215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-222215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. 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.

$$

LHZ443-222215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-222215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

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.

$$

DRK

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