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 FEB 2 2016

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.

LHZ422-030430-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN...A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-030430-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SLEET AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-030430-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT SLEET IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-030430-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHT SLEET IN
THE EVENING. RAIN MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-030430-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RAIN MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-030430-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. RAIN MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.7 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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