Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 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.

LHZ422-300330-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

POTENTIAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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.

$$

LHZ421-300330-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

POTENTIAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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.

$$

LHZ441-300330-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

POTENTIAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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.

$$

LHZ442-300330-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 35
KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

POTENTIAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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.

$$

LHZ443-300330-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 35
KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE
WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.

POTENTIAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE 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.

$$

LEZ444-300330-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
418 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 57 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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