Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
347 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.

LHZ422-120415-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South 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. Becoming partly cloudy
early in the morning. Light snow until early morning...then a
chance of light snow early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot
gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow early in the
morning...then a chance of flurries in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots. Mostly clear. 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. Mostly sunny with a
chance of flurries in the morning...then partly cloudy in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-120415-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots veering to the west after
midnight...then becoming northwest to 30 knots with gusts to
40 knot gales early in the morning. 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 40 knot gales. Gusts to 45 knot
gales until late afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow
early in the morning...then 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 with gusts to
35 knot gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers in the evening...
then a chance of flurries after midnight. 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. Mostly sunny early in the morning becoming 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.

$$

LHZ441-120415-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots...then veering to the southwest after midnight becoming
northwest to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales early in the
morning. Light snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
after midnight...then building to 5 to 7 feet early in the
morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 40 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy. Light snow likely early in the morning...
then light snow showers likely in the late morning and afternoon.
Freezing spray. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly in
the evening. 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. A chance of light snow showers until
late afternoon. Freezing spray until late 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.

$$

LHZ442-120415-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots...then diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight
becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in
the morning. Light snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight...then building to 2 to 4 feet early in the
morning.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy. Freezing spray. Light snow likely early in
the morning. A chance of light snow showers late in the morning...
then light snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
20 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy until early morning becoming partly
cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly in the evening.
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 until late 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.

$$

LHZ443-120415-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots...then becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight
becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in
the morning. Light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy with light snow likely early in the
morning...then partly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
in the late morning and afternoon. Freezing spray. Waves 6 to
9 feet building to 8 to 12 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
20 to 25 knots. Mostly cloudy in the evening 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.

$$

LEZ444-120415-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
347 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots...then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the
morning. Light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
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 with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly
clear. 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. Mostly sunny becoming partly
cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon 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 34.6 degrees.

$$

JVC

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