Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 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.

LHZ422-102200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS 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. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. LIGHT
SLEET AND LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-102200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 50 KNOT STORMS...
DIMINISHING TO GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-102200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT
GALES LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. SNOW...RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS...A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-102200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS 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. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-102200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS 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...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST LATE. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN
LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-102200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

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.

$$

JVC

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