Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 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.

LHZ422-250315-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-250315-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-250315-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-250315-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LHZ443-250315-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.. SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.

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

$$

LEZ444-250315-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
352 PM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 42.5 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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