Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 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.

LHZ422-231015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-231015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-231015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-231015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-231015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-231015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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