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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS53 KDTX

FZUS53 KDTX 200145
NSHDTX

Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
942 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

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.

LHZ422-200900-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of light showers in the late evening and early morning. A
slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight...then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms early in the morning. Waves around
2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Light showers and a chance of
thunderstorms until late afternoon...then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 20 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy early in the evening becoming partly cloudy.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the evening...then a
chance of light showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and overnight. A
Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to
30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.



LHZ421-200900-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy this evening becoming
mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light showers...then a chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waves around 2 feet
or less.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Light showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves
around 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with light showers likely and
a chance of thunderstorms early in the evening...then partly cloudy
with a chance of light showers in the late evening and overnight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A Small Craft
Advisory may be needed.

FRIDAY
West winds to 30 knots. Partly cloudy with a chance of
light showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.



LHZ441-200900-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT...

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots in the late evening
and early morning becoming light and variable. Partly cloudy...
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms early in
the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Light showers and a
chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
20 to 25 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy with light
showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms early in the
evening...then partly cloudy with a chance of light showers in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots
with gusts to 35 knot gales in the late morning and afternoon. Partly
cloudy with a chance of light showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.



LHZ442-200900-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots in the late evening
and early morning becoming light and variable. Partly cloudy in
the late evening and early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early in the morning.
Waves around 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with light showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy early in
the evening becoming partly cloudy. Light showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms early in the evening...then a chance of light
showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Partly cloudy with a chance of light showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.



LHZ443-200900-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots this evening
becoming light and variable. Partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet
or less.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with light showers
likely and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy.
Light showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms early in the
evening. A chance of light showers after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy with a chance of
light showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be
needed.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.



LEZ444-200900-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
943 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly clear.
Waves around 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Light showers and
thunderstorms likely...mainly in the afternoon. Waves around
2 feet or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Showers
and thunderstorms likely early in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning.. then partly
cloudy with a chance of light showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4
feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

See Lake Erie Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 72.6 degrees.



CB

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