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 FRI JAN 20 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.

LHZ422-210400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG
WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-210400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-210400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ442-210400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD
FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY
LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN IN THE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ443-210400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD FOG WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE
IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LEZ444-210400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WIDESPREAD FOG. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN IN THE MORNING.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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