Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 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.

LHZ422-031000-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW AND SLEET...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-031000-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THIS EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...A
CHANCE OF SNOW...SLEET AND THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-031000-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. RAIN...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW AND SLEET...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-031000-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SLEET AND SNOW...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-031000-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. RAIN THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-031000-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1002 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS
EVENING. RAIN THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.7 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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