Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 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.

LHZ422-021515-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-021515-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-021515-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE.
PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN CLEARING.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-021515-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING CLEAR OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-021515-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY EARLY
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN BY
EARLY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING CLEAR OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-021515-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
416 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

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

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
FOG BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
CLOUDY WITH RAIN BY EARLY AFTERNOON. RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
LIGHT SNOW BY MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.8 DEGREES.

$$

CB

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