Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 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.

LHZ422-202115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-202115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-202115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ442-202115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-202115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-202115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
946 AM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 55.8 DEGREES.

$$

SS

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