Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

LHZ422-301615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-301615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-301615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-301615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-301615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-301615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
359 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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