Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 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.

LHZ422-062200-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy in
the morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of flurries.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of flurries in the evening...then
a slight chance of light snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ421-062200-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales becoming west to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales in
the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. A slight chance of flurries. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots early in
the evening. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of flurries in the
evening...then a slight chance of light snow showers after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the
morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening becoming partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-062200-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales becoming west to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Partly
cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of flurries in the morning...then a slight chance of light
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots early in
the evening. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow
showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet early in the
morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers early
in the evening...then mostly cloudy 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.

$$

LHZ442-062200-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly
cloudy in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
flurries. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers early in the evening...then partly
cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-062200-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy late in the morning
becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of flurries in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy early
in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-062200-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
353 AM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in the
late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny early in the morning
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a slight
chance of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers early in the evening...then partly
cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Waves around 2 feet or
less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 41.4 degrees.

$$

IRL

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