Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 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.

LHZ422-032215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST 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.

$$

LHZ421-032215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-032215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-032215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-032215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-032215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
213 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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 33.2 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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