Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EDT WED SEP 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-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-180300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-180300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-180300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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-
343 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 72 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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