Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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.

LHZ422-302115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 35
KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-302115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 40
KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-302115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 40
KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-302115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH TO 30 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-302115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES. LIGHT SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.

GALES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEYOND THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO
THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-302115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
943 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 57 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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