Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 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.

LHZ422-120900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-120900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-120900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST LATE.
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-120900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-120900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-120900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 PM EDT FRI APR 11 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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