Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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.

LHZ422-291015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-291015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST BY
AFTERNOON. SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY
LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-291015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.. BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-291015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-291015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW WITH
LIGHT SLEET LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-291015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
938 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
AFTERNOON. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SLEET. LIGHT
RAIN BY LATE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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