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NWS Forecast

FZUS53 KDTX 210159
NSHDTX

NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 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.

LHZ422-210900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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



LHZ421-210900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

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



LHZ441-210900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT.
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

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



LHZ442-210900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

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



LHZ443-210900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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



LEZ444-210900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
958 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

MONDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

MONDAY NIGHT
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 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 43 DEGREES.



MR

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