Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 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.

LHZ422-090430-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of
light snow showers early in the evening...then a chance of light
snow showers this evening. Light snow showers after midnight.
Waves 1 to 3 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 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots after midnight...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots early in
the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers early in
the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-090430-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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

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

$$

LHZ441-090430-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of
light snow showers in the evening...then a chance of light snow
showers after midnight. Light snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening
and overnight. Waves occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow
showers. Waves around 2 feet or less building to 6 to 9 feet late
in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet. A small craft
advisory may be needed.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning.
Mostly cloudy in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Light snow
showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of light
snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-090430-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. A slight chance of
light snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light snow
showers after midnight...then light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30
knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-090430-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow showers after midnight. A chance of
light snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30
knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-090430-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
331 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly clear until early morning...then mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of light snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening
and overnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning...then light snow showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy
with a chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
mostly clear early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 38.3 degrees.

$$

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