Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 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.

LHZ422-011030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

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-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-011030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

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-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW
LATE. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-011030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES NEARLY CALM. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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-
953 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...
VEERING TO THE NORTH. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING. LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.

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.

$$

KURIMSKI

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