Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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.

LHZ422-171615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING... THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-171615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN...LIGHT SNOW...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-171615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS. FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-171615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS. FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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.

$$

LHZ443-171615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-171615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST. FOG
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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