Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM 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.

LHZ422-280315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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.

$$

LHZ421-280315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. 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 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-280315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE MORNING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-280315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-280315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOT WITH GUSTS TO 25
KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...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.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-280315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 53.3 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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