Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1001 PM EDT THU APR 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.

LHZ422-220900-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-220900-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ441-220900-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. 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.

$$

LHZ442-220900-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. 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.

$$

LHZ443-220900-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST LATE. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LEZ444-220900-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1001 PM EDT THU APR 21 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 49.6 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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