Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 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.

LHZ422-201500-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-201500-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ441-201500-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. PARTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ442-201500-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ443-201500-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-201500-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 77.4 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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