Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

LHZ422-081615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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.

$$

LHZ421-081615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-081615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-081615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-081615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-081615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
353 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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 35.5 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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