Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

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.

LHZ422-181515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...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.

$$

LHZ421-181515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-181515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-181515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-181515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLEARING. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LEZ444-181515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
356 AM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST 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 56.8 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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