Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 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.

LHZ422-182100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.

$$

LHZ421-182100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-182100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-182100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-182100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-182100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
929 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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.

$$

HLO

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