Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 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.

LHZ422-281515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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

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

$$

LHZ421-281515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-281515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

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

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

$$

LHZ442-281515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-281515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-281515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
338 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 50.3 DEGREES.

$$

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