Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

LHZ422-180300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-180300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-180300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-180300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-180300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-180300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
331 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST LATE. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. 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.

$$

HLO

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