Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 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.

LHZ422-170900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-170900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-170900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-170900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-170900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-170900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 43 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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