Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 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.

LHZ422-072215-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
flurries early in the morning...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. 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 building to
2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of
light snow showers in the evening...then snow showers after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
evening and overnight.

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

$$

LHZ421-072215-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
flurries early in the morning...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers early in the evening...then mostly
cloudy with a slight chance of light snow showers late in the
evening. Partly cloudy after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...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. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. A chance of light snow showers
in the evening...then snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-072215-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
flurries early in the morning...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy. A chance of light snow showers until early morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing to 20 to 25
knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly
after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-072215-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
flurries early in the morning...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance
of light snow showers early in the evening...then mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of light snow showers late in the evening.
Partly cloudy after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening...then
increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Light
snow showers likely...mainly after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.

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

$$

LHZ443-072215-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

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

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

$$

LEZ444-072215-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
401 AM EST Thu Dec 7 2017

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance
of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance
of light snow showers early in the evening...then partly cloudy
with a slight chance of light snow showers late in the evening.
Partly cloudy after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet. A Small Craft
Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy
in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow
showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 40.2 degrees.

$$

IRL

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