Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
717 AM 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.

LHZ422-202230-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-202230-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-202230-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-202230-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. 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. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-202230-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-202230-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
717 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.9 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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