Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 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.

LHZ422-311615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SNOW LIKELY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-311615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-311615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-311615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN LIGHT
SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-311615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-311615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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.

$$

MR

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