Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

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.

LHZ422-020430-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-020430-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-020430-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW
EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-020430-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT
SNOW EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-020430-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-020430-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
400 PM EST THU DEC 1 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND LIGHT SNOW EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 43.9 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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