Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 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.

LHZ422-271515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-271515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-271515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-271515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-271515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-271515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
351 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS.
PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 52.7 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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