Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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.

LHZ422-130400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-130400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-130400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-130400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-130400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-130400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
357 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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 31.9 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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