Lakeshore Flood Advisory

05/16/2018 10:43 PM through 05/17/2018 10:15 AM

Update to

Lakeshore Flood Advisory issued May 16 at 10:43PM EDT expiring May 17 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Detroit/Pontiac MI


The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a
Lakeshore Flood Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM to 10 PM
EDT Thursday.

* Lake Shore Flooding And High Waves... A cold front will move
southward across Lake Huron during the morning. The wind shifts
to the northeast behind the front and increases into the 20 to
25 knot range through afternoon. Waves of 4 to 6 feet will
develop and occasionally reach 8 feet Thursday afternoon into
Thursday evening.

* Impacts... The Lake Huron undisturbed water level is nearly 3
feet above chart datum. The high water level combined with the
high wave action will have potential to result in minor
shoreline flooding and erosion. Damage to docks, boat lifts, or
watercraft anchored along the shoreline will also be possible.


A Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds will
generate waves and high water level capable of lakeshore flooding
and beach erosion, along with damage to property near or on the

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit

To learn more about dangerous waves and currents please visit

Target Area

St. Clair; Sanilac; Huron

Sender: NWS Detroit/Pontiac MI
Sent: 10:43 PM on 05-16-2018
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