Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

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.

LHZ422-011030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-011030-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-011030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-011030-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-011030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-011030-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1007 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

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.

$$

BT

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