Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

LHZ422-121015-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight...then increasing to
30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy in the late evening and early morning becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Partly cloudy until late afternoon becoming mostly cloudy.
A chance of flurries. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Mostly cloudy early in the evening becoming partly cloudy. A
chance of flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries in
the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ421-121015-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest gales to
35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot gales early in the morning.
Mostly cloudy in the late evening and early morning becoming
partly cloudy. A chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales diminishing to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales late in
the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. Heavy freezing spray. A chance of flurries early in the
morning. A chance of light snow showers late in the morning...
then a slight chance of light snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light
snow showers in the evening...then partly cloudy with a chance of
flurries after midnight. Freezing spray. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of flurries in
the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in
the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-121015-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest gales to
35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot gales early in the morning.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly cloudy.
Freezing spray. A chance of light snow early in the morning. A
chance of light snow showers late in the morning...then light
snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy with light snow showers likely. Freezing spray. Waves
10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Freezing spray until late afternoon.
Light snow showers likely early in the morning. A chance of light
snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-121015-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
west after midnight...then becoming northwest to 30 knots with
gusts to 35 knot gales early in the morning. Cloudy with a chance
of light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet early in
the morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly
cloudy with a chance of light snow early in the morning...then
mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Freezing spray. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy until early morning becoming partly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers early in the evening...then light snow showers
likely in the late evening and overnight. Freezing spray. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Freezing spray in the morning. A chance
of light snow showers early in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-121015-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots early in the morning. Cloudy with a chance
of light snow. Waves around 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales in the late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing
to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly
cloudy with a chance of light snow early in the morning...then
partly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow showers in the
late morning and afternoon. Freezing spray. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy until early morning becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of light snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy. Freezing spray early in the morning. A
chance of light snow showers early in the morning...then a chance
of flurries late in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-121015-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
1003 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots
early in the morning. Light snow in the late evening and early
morning...then a chance of light snow early in the morning. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 35 knot gales
until late afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow in
the morning...then a chance of light snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy.
A chance of flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning
becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries in the morning...
then a chance of light snow showers early in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 feet or less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 34.3 degrees.

$$

MR

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