Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 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.

LHZ422-092100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-092100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-092100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-092100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-092100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-092100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1009 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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