Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 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.

LHZ422-240915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-240915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-240915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-240915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-240915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-240915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
953 PM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 42.6 DEGREES.

$$

DG

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