Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 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.

LHZ422-151615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-151615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF FLURRIES IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-151615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. 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.

$$

LHZ442-151615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW...MAINLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. 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.

$$

LHZ443-151615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-151615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 33.3 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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