Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 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.

LHZ422-050415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-050415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-050415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-050415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-050415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-050415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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