Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 AM EST MON NOV 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.

LHZ422-172215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ421-172215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-172215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-172215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-172215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-172215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
953 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 45 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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