Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 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.

LHZ422-110415-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Areas of drizzle
and fog.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots late in the morning...then diminishing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Areas of drizzle and fog early in the morning.
Light rain...mainly in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots late in the evening...then veering to the west
after midnight becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Light rain until early morning...then light rain and
snow early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow until late
afternoon...then partly cloudy late in the afternoon.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-110415-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Cloudy. Areas of drizzle
and fog.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Areas of
drizzle and fog early in the morning. Light rain...mainly in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Light rain until early morning...
then light rain and snow early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Light
snow until late afternoon...then partly cloudy late in the afternoon.
A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ441-110415-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots...then diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Cloudy.
Widespread fog with areas of drizzle. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Light rain
likely...mainly in the afternoon. Areas of drizzle early in the
morning. Widespread fog. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 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. Widespread dense fog
early in the evening. Light rain until early morning...then rain,
light snow and a chance of freezing rain early in the morning.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Light snow until late afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet. A
Gale Warning may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ442-110415-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Widespread fog
with areas of drizzle. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
in the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. A chance of light
rain until late afternoon...then light rain likely late in the
afternoon. Areas of drizzle early in the morning. Widespread fog.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Widespread fog early in the
evening. Light rain until early morning...then rain and a chance
of freezing rain early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. A
chance of light freezing rain and rain early in the morning. Light
snow until late afternoon. Freezing spray in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet. A Gale
Warning may be needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

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

$$

LHZ443-110415-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Widespread fog
with areas of drizzle. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
after midnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy with a chance of
light rain. Areas of drizzle early in the morning. Widespread
fog. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Widespread fog early in the
evening. Light rain. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Rain early in the morning. Light snow until late afternoon. A chance
of light snow late in the afternoon. Freezing spray in the afternoon.
Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet. A Gale Warning may be
needed.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LEZ444-110415-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
342 PM EST Wed Jan 10 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Widespread drizzle
early in the evening. Areas of fog. Areas of drizzle in the late
evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Areas of drizzle and fog early in the
morning. Cloudy with a chance of light rain.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
northwest early in the morning. Light rain.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Rain and a chance of
freezing rain in the morning. Light snow in the late morning and
early afternoon...then a chance of light snow late in the
afternoon.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.7 degrees.

$$

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