Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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.

LHZ422-132215-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the late morning
and early afternoon becoming mostly sunny. Scattered flurries in
the late morning and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny until late afternoon
becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers after midnight.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-132215-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy late in the
morning becoming mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest
after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy early in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ441-132215-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Heavy
freezing spray in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in
the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A
Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ442-132215-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the afternoon. Partly
cloudy. A chance of light snow showers in the late morning and
early afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the late morning and
early afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5
feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 7
feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

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

$$

LHZ443-132215-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the late
morning and early afternoon becoming mostly sunny. A chance of
light snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Heavy
freezing spray in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny until late afternoon
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-132215-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
956 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy late in the morning becoming mostly
sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable. Mostly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until late
afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
after midnight.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.6 degrees.

$$

DRK

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