Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 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.

LHZ422-220915-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-220915-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-220915-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY.
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-220915-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-220915-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-220915-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1111 PM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY
BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 47.0 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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