Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 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.

LHZ422-220415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-220415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-220415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-220415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-220415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING 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.

$$

LEZ444-220415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
341 PM EST WED JAN 21 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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 32.2 DEGREES.

$$

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