Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 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.

LHZ422-242115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-242115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-242115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.. SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-242115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.. SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-242115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-242115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 AM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

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

$$

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