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 SAT APR 30 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.

LHZ422-301515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-301515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ441-301515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-301515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4
TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-301515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-301515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.3 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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