Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 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.

LHZ422-272215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-272215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-272215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-272215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-272215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-272215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
957 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. 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 31.8F DEGREES.

$$

BT

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