Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 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.

LHZ422-162215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET... BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ421-162215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ441-162215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30
KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-162215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30
KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ443-162215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-162215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 AM EST SUN NOV 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 45 DEGREES.

$$

SC

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