Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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.

LHZ422-301515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-301515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-301515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-301515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-301515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-301515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 64.1 DEGREES.

$$

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