Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 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.

LHZ422-110315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-110315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY
THIS EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ441-110315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY THIS
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ442-110315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ443-110315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.

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

$$

LEZ444-110315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
640 PM EDT WED SEP 10 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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.

$$

BT

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