Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 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.

LHZ422-170915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-170915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-170915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY LATE
MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE EAST BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-170915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE LATE. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-170915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST LATE. CLOUDY THIS EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON.
PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-170915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
942 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY MID
AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. 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 47.5 DEGREES.

$$

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