Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 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.

LHZ422-122100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-122100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST LATE.
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-122100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

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

$$

LHZ442-122100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

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

$$

LHZ443-122100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

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

$$

LEZ444-122100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
941 AM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

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

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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