Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 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.

LHZ422-120400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-120400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 6
TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. 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.

$$

LHZ441-120400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-120400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY. CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-120400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-120400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. 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 32.8 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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