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 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.

LHZ422-170300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. 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
2 FEET OR LESS.
.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 NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-170300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.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.

$$

LHZ441-170300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 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 1 TO 3 FEET.
.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.

$$

LHZ442-170300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.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.

$$

LHZ443-170300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.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...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.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.

$$

LEZ444-170300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
339 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.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.

$$

RK

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