Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 AM 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.

LHZ422-112200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.

$$

LHZ421-112200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-112200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN FLURRIES LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. 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 IN THE MORNING.. THEN
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.. BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.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 CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-112200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN FLURRIES LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-112200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-112200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1003 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

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 32.9 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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