Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 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.

LHZ422-290415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-290415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY.LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ441-290415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE
EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.. BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-290415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. SNOW.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE
EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-290415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-290415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
339 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING 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 31.8 DEGREES.

$$

SC/DRK

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