Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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.

LHZ422-302115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ421-302115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-302115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-302115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-302115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN. LIGHT SNOW EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-302115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
957 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.7 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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