Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 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.

LHZ422-121600-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-121600-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-121600-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-121600-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-121600-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT SLEET AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY 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 BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-121600-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 AM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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.

$$

CB

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