Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 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.

LHZ422-172115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-172115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-172115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-172115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-172115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST
BY LATE MORNING. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-172115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
938 AM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTH BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 48.0 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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