Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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.

LHZ422-311515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-311515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-311515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-311515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY EARLY AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT
GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10
TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-311515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-311515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
358 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
KNOT GALES LATE. RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. CLOUDY. RAIN AND
SNWO SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 55 DEGREES.

$$

JVC/SC

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