Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 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.

LHZ422-122100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-122100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-122100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-122100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-122100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-122100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
931 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. 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 73 DEGREES.

$$

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