Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 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.

LHZ422-300315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-300315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-300315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-300315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING. PATCHY FROST LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-300315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT RAIN LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-300315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
340 PM EDT FRI APR 29 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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