Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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.

LHZ422-020915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-020915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-020915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-020915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-020915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY
LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-020915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
LIGHT SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.9 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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