Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
950 AM EDT THU APR 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.

LHZ422-282115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-282115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-282115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-282115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-282115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-282115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
950 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 50.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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