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NWS Forecast

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
414 AM EDT MON OCT 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.

LHZ422-201500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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



LHZ421-201500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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



LHZ441-201500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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



LHZ442-201500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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



LHZ443-201500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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



LEZ444-201500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 56 DEGREES.



MR

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