Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 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.

LHZ422-240415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-240415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVE OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-240415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-240415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-240415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-240415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
354 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. DRIZZLE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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