Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 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.

LHZ422-052215-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 35 knot
gales late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knot gales becoming southwest to
30 knots after midnight. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly sunny
becoming partly cloudy late in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. 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.

$$

LHZ421-052215-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales with storm
force gusts to 50 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Partly cloudy. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy late in the morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-052215-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales with gusts to
45 knot gales. Partly cloudy late in the morning becoming cloudy.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy early in the evening becoming partly cloudy.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales becoming west 20 to
25 knots. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly cloudy.
Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-052215-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
40 knot gales. Partly cloudy late in the morning becoming mostly
cloudy. A slight chance of light rain and snow showers late in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early
in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain
and 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.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy in the late morning and early
afternoon becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Mostly cloudy. 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.

$$

LHZ443-052215-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly
cloudy late in the morning becoming cloudy. A slight chance of
light rain and snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of light rain and
snow showers early in the evening...then a slight chance of light
snow showers late in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy in the late morning
and early afternoon becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy in
the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-052215-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
952 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Mostly clear. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon.
Mostly sunny in the morning becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 42.5 degrees.

$$

JVC

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