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 AM EST THU NOV 27 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.

LHZ422-271615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-271615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-271615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-271615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-271615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-271615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED
FLURRIES IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 39.2 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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