Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 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.

LHZ422-291015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW AND A CHANCE
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY...THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-291015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY...THEN PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-291015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-291015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE LATE. LIGHT SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-291015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT
SNOW AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-291015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 PM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 37.0 DEGREES.

$$

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