Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 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.

LHZ422-102215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-102215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-102215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-102215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-102215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-102215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY 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 34.4 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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