Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 PM 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.

LHZ422-130300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-130300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
OCCASIONAL SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-130300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN OCCASIONAL
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE.
A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-130300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE.
A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-130300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. ISOLATED SHOWERS EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-130300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
339 PM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY. 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.

$$

SF/SC

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