Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 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.

LHZ422-211015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS EVENING.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-211015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-211015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN 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.

$$

LHZ442-211015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN 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.

$$

LHZ443-211015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT... BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-211015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
939 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 32.5 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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