Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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.

LHZ422-100415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-100415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-100415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
THEN GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. 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 THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-100415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. 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.

$$

LHZ443-100415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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

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

$$

LEZ444-100415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. 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 35.5 DEGREES.

$$

RK

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