Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 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.

LHZ422-170315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-170315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-170315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-170315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-170315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-170315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY 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 MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 56 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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