Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-161530-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-161530-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

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

$$

LHZ441-161530-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-161530-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-161530-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-161530-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY 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 46 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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