Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 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.

LHZ422-101030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...THEN LIGHT
SNOW THIS EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. FREEZING
RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING.
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-101030-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...THEN LIGHT
SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-101030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-101030-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. LIGHT SNOW THIS
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN
THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-101030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...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.

$$

LEZ444-101030-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY THIS EVENING. LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE AFTERNOON.
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET EARLY...THEN RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY
AFTERNOON.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.7 DEGREES.

$$

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