Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 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.

LHZ422-272115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOT GALES
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-272115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-272115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-272115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-272115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-272115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 52.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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