Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

LHZ422-040315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-040315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ441-040315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-040315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ443-040315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-040315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.7 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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