Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 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.

LHZ422-302115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ421-302115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-302115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-302115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5
TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-302115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-302115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
952 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.3 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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