Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 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.

LHZ422-271515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-271515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-271515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-271515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-271515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20
TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-271515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 AM EDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 68.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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