Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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.

LHZ422-231615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-231615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-231615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-231615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY AFTERNOON.
CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-231615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING
MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-231615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.0 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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