Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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.

LHZ422-092215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. 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.

$$

LHZ421-092215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-092215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING...THEN GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-092215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-092215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-092215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 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 35.5 DEGREES.

$$

RK

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