Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 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.

LHZ422-281015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-281015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-281015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-281015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-281015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-281015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY
LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY. LIGHT SNOW. LIGHT RAIN
BY LATE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.1F DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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