Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 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.

LHZ422-200900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-200900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-200900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. 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 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-200900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-200900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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

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

$$

LEZ444-200900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 PM EDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

$$

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