Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 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.

LHZ422-212115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-212115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-212115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-212115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-212115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-212115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
955 AM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 57 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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