Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

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.

LHZ422-021500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-021500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-021500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-021500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-021500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-021500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
350 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 63 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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