Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-250315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
BY MID AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ421-250315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-250315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-250315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-250315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-250315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 PM EDT SUN APR 24 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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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