Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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.

LHZ422-142100-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny late in the morning
becoming partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy until early
morning...then cloudy with a chance of light snow showers early
in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots. Light snow showers early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening and
overnight. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ421-142100-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny late in the
morning becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow
showers late in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy early
in the evening becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy
early in the evening becoming partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ441-142100-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon...then diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers late in the morning...then a slight chance of light
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow showers until early morning...then a
chance of light snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early
morning...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light
snow showers early in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers in the late evening and overnight.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ442-142100-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon...then diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers late in the morning...then a slight chance of light
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light snow
showers early in the evening...then partly cloudy with a chance
of light snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves
2 to 4 feet.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LHZ443-142100-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon...then diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy with
light snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely
early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight.

See Lake Huron Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

$$

LEZ444-142100-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
948 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves around 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy until early morning
becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy with light snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the
afternoon. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. Light
snow showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of light
snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

See Lake Erie Open Lake Forecast for days 3 through 5.

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.2 degrees.

$$

IRL

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