Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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.

LHZ422-190915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ421-190915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.. BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-190915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.. BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-190915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-190915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
LATE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-190915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
801 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.2 DEGREES.

$$

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