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 MON FEB 1 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.

LHZ422-012200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. RAIN IN THE EVENING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-012200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-012200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-012200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-012200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-012200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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 33.0 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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