Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 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.

LHZ422-242100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-242100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-242100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-242100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-242100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-242100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 45 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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