Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 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.

LHZ422-182130-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-182130-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-182130-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-182130-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-182130-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-182130-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. 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.

$$

SF

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