Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 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.

LHZ422-121015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-121015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 6
TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-121015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-121015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-121015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-121015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY 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 32.7 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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