Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 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.

LHZ422-121500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-121500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-121500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-121500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-121500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-121500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 AM EDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 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 73 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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