Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 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.

LHZ422-182215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-182215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-182215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-182215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-182215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-182215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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