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 THU MAY 18 2017

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.

LHZ422-181500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

...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 IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-181500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-181500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ442-181500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-181500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY LATE IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-181500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 AM EDT THU MAY 18 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 58.3 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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