Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
405 PM EST TUE NOV 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.

LHZ422-190415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW
BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-190415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY
EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-190415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY
EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY
BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-190415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE
MORNING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-190415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE
MORNING. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-190415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
405 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN LIGHT SNOW BY LATE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.5 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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