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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KDTX 262052
NSHDTX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 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.

LHZ422-270415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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



LHZ421-270415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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



LHZ441-270415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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



LHZ442-270415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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



LHZ443-270415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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



LEZ444-270415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
352 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED FLURRIES IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 39.1 DEGREES.



DRK

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