Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
936 AM 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.

LHZ422-012115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-012115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-012115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-012115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.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...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
EAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-012115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-012115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
936 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 33.9 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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