Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 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.

LHZ422-131515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY NOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-131515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY NOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-131515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY NOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET... BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-131515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-131515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-131515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
343 AM EDT MON APR 13 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY
CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 42.8 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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