Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 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.

LHZ422-131615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-131615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-131615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-131615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-131615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-131615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 13 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

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.

$$

SC

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