Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 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.

LHZ422-192215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN LATE.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-192215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SLEET EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IN THE
MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-192215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-192215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-192215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN EARLY. LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-192215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
949 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BY AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

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.

$$

DRK

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