Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

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.

LHZ422-191515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-191515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ441-191515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE
NORTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ442-191515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
WEST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-191515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-191515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EDT WED APR 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 50.0 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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