Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 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.

LHZ422-161615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING
TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-161615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-161615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-161615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. 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.

$$

LHZ443-161615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-161615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
342 AM EST THU FEB 16 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE MORNING.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES AROUND 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 32.6 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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