Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 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.

LHZ422-110415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-110415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-110415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. FLURRIES LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN 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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-110415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THIS
EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-110415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-110415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY 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 34.2 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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