Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

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.

LHZ422-250400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-250400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-250400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-250400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-250400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-250400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. 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 35.6 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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