Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 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.

LHZ422-102100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-102100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-102100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-102100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH TO
30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-102100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-102100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
218 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...TORNADO WATCH 501 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 73 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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