Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 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.

LHZ422-161630-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT
SLEET...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST BY
LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW
IN THE EVENING. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. FREEZING RAIN EARLY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE
IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-161630-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT SLEET
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. FREEZING RAIN EARLY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-161630-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-161630-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW... LIGHT
SLEET...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-161630-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT
SLEET...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND
LIGHT SLEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-161630-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
EVENING. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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