Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 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.

LHZ422-181500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-181500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-181500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-181500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-181500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-181500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. AREAS OF FROST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 56 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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