Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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.

LHZ422-042100-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-042100-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-042100-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-042100-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-042100-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-042100-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
936 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 49.9 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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