Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 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.

LHZ422-291530-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY
WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS 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.

$$

LHZ421-291530-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-291530-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-291530-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-291530-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-291530-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 AM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT... THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 65.1 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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