Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 AM EDT WED AUG 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.

LHZ422-201500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-201500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-201500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-201500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-201500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-201500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
400 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 72 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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