Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 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.

LHZ422-212215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-212215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-212215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-212215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-212215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-212215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 AM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY 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 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

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