Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 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.

LHZ422-210415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-210415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR.
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-210415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-210415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-210415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT... BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-210415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.4 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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