Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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.

LHZ422-311015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-311015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-311015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-311015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-311015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-311015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
955 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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