Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 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.

LHZ422-180900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 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.

$$

LHZ421-180900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING 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. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4
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.

$$

LHZ441-180900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 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.

$$

LHZ442-180900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

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

$$

LHZ443-180900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 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.

$$

LEZ444-180900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING.
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.

$$

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