Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 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.

LHZ422-100300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-100300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-100300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-100300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-100300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-100300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
408 PM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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