Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 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.

LHZ422-021615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
RAIN...POSSIBLE SLEET AND SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-021615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SLEET LIKELY...A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-021615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-021615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AND
SLEET LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...LIGHT SLEET AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ443-021615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-021615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. LIGHT RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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 33.7 DEGREES.

$$

SS

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