Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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.

LHZ422-132215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-132215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-132215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-132215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-132215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LEZ444-132215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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 31.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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