Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

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.

LHZ422-310315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-310315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THIS
EVENING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY MORNING
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ441-310315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ442-310315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-310315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-310315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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