Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 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.

LHZ422-250300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-250300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ441-250300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-250300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-250300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT
RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-250300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
351 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 45 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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