Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 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.

LHZ422-192215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN
THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ421-192215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 6 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-192215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST GALES TO
35 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT... BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-192215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-192215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-192215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1000 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET... BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.5 DEGREES.

$$

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