Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 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.

LHZ422-280315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY... BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-280315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-280315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-280315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ443-280315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-280315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
351 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 50.0 DEGREES.

$$

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