Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 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.

LHZ422-201515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-201515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-201515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-201515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-201515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-201515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
400 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 63 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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