Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 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.

LHZ422-172100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-172100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-172100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-172100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-172100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-172100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 AM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 56 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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