Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 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.

LHZ422-221515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-221515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-221515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-221515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-221515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE.

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

$$

LEZ444-221515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
357 AM EDT WED APR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 46.4 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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