Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1001 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.

LHZ422-202200-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING. 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 OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.
.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.

$$

LHZ421-202200-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
WIDESPREAD FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY LATE. 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 DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. 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.

$$

LHZ441-202200-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.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 DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.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.

$$

LHZ442-202200-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD FOG LATE IN
THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN BY LATE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
LATE.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MID
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.

$$

LHZ443-202200-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WIDESPREAD FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
LIGHT RAIN BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE.
.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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.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.

$$

LEZ444-202200-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1001 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG LATE
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY LATE MORNING.
.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 AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING.
.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.

$$

CB

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