Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 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.

LHZ422-231615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-231615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-231615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-231615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-231615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-231615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY 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.

$$

DG

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