Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 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.

LHZ422-170400-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then becoming light and variable early
in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light showers late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Light showers. Waves around
2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ421-170400-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in
the morning. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming north 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Light showers. Waves around
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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.

$$

LHZ441-170400-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers and a
slight chance of light snow showers early in the evening...then
partly cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots.
Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and
early afternoon...then building to 3 to 5 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon becoming north 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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.

$$

LHZ442-170400-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy early in the evening becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of light showers and a slight chance of light
snow showers early in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots
early in the afternoon increasing to 20 to 25 knots late in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
morning and early afternoon...then building to 3 to 5 feet late
in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light
showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots late
in the afternoon. Light showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.

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.

$$

LHZ443-170400-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of light showers early
in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
morning and early afternoon...then building to 3 to 5 feet late
in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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.

$$

LEZ444-170400-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
404 PM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy becoming mostly
cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon becoming partly
cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Light showers likely
in the evening...then showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 41.9 degrees.

$$

BT

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