Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

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.

LHZ422-220930-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING CLEAR OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-220930-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-220930-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-220930-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR
OVERNIGHT. ISOLATED LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-220930-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-220930-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 56.0 DEGREES.

$$

SC

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