Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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.

LHZ422-292115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-292115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-292115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-292115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-292115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-292115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 64.6 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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