Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 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.

LHZ422-180400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...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.

$$

LHZ421-180400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-180400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
WITH AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-180400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE WITH AREAS OF FOG IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-180400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-180400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY 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.

$$

MR

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