Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

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.

LHZ422-171615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-171615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-171615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-171615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-171615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-171615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 AM EST FRI FEB 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
AROUND 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 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

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