Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 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.

LHZ422-210915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 25 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-210915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-210915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-210915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-210915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-210915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
943 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 77.4 DEGREES.

$$

SC

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