Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 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.

LHZ422-211615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-211615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
AND LIGHT SLEET LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ441-211615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-211615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...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 THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-211615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLEAR MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-211615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
354 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
MOSTLY SUNNY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT SLEET 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.

$$

MR

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