Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 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.

LHZ422-231500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-231500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-231500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-231500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-231500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-231500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
337 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
SUNNY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 73.1 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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