Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 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.

LHZ422-290315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 20 KOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH
NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ421-290315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY
WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.. MAINLY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL POSSIBLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BEYOND
THE FORECAST PERIOD. PLEASE REFER TO THE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR
MORE INFORMATION.

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

$$

LHZ441-290315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...
MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-290315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH
NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-290315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT
VEERING TO THE NORTH EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH
NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-290315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
347 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES AROUND
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS ..THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE EARLY IN THE MORNING15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 53.2 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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