Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 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.

LHZ422-281515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ421-281515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ441-281515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ442-281515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ443-281515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LEZ444-281515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
339 AM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 66.7 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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