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 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.

LHZ422-130300-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...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 SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-130300-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST LATE. CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-130300-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND
NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.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...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-130300-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND NUMEROUS SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-130300-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-130300-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 PM EDT SAT APR 12 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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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