Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 AM 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.

LHZ422-231515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

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

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

$$

LHZ421-231515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. 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 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-231515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...VEERING TO THE NORTH. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-231515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-231515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-231515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
342 AM EDT THU APR 23 2015

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 43.3 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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