Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

LHZ422-310415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-310415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST 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 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-310415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-310415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-310415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
FLURRIES LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SNOW LIKELY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-310415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
352 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW.

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.

$$

DT

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