Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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.

LHZ422-201630-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY. LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-201630-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN
THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-201630-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-201630-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-201630-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY EARLY. LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-201630-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN WIDESPREAD FOG BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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