Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 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.

LHZ422-170400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-170400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-170400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-170400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-170400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-170400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
335 PM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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