Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 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.

LHZ422-180315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS EARLY
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. PARTLY 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 IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-180315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-180315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

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

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

$$

LHZ442-180315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS EARLY
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN PARTLY 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING THEN CLEARING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-180315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

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

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

$$

LEZ444-180315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
350 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
EARLY BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 57.4 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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