Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 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-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. 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-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-180300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ442-180300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING 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-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. 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-
615 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST 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 56 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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