Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 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.

LHZ422-242115-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-242115-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...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 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-242115-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-242115-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...
VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

$$

LHZ443-242115-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-242115-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 AM EDT FRI APR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 42.5 DEGREES.

$$

HLO

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