Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 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.

LHZ422-171500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...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 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-171500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-171500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-171500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...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 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-171500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-171500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. 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.

$$

CB

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