Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 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.

LHZ422-202100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. 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 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.

$$

LHZ421-202100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. 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...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 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-202100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. 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 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.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 4
TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-202100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. 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 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-202100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-202100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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...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.

$$

SF

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