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 WED SEP 21 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.

LHZ422-220315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-220315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTH BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

$$

LHZ441-220315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

$$

LHZ442-220315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

$$

LHZ443-220315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-220315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 AM EDT WED SEP 21 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 71.9 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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