Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 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.

LHZ422-172100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-172100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-172100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-172100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY 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...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-172100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-172100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
953 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. 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...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 43 DEGREES.

$$

RBP

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