Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 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.

LHZ422-291515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-291515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-291515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-291515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ443-291515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-291515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.5 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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