Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 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.

LHZ422-041000-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy this evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Light showers
likely until late afternoon...then a chance of light showers late
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southwest to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early
in the morning. Light showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Light showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Gales are expected to continue 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.

$$

LHZ421-041000-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy this evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of fog. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Areas of fog
early in the morning. Light showers likely...mainly in the
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southwest to 30 knots early in the morning. Light
showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Light showers early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

Gales are expected to continue 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.

$$

LHZ441-041000-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy this evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Areas of fog early in the morning. Mostly cloudy
with a chance of light showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet building to
6 to 9 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight...then increasing to 30 knots early in
the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Light showers and a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Light showers early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

Gales are expected to continue 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.

$$

LHZ442-041000-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Areas of fog this evening. Waves
around 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet early in the
morning.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers.
Waves 5 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Light showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Light showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Gales are expected to continue 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.

$$

LHZ443-041000-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light showers...
mainly in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
7 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Becoming partly cloudy in the late morning and afternoon.
Light showers early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Gales are expected to continue 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.

$$

LEZ444-041000-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
943 PM EST Sun Dec 3 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots early
in the morning. Partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy early in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Showers and a chance
of thunderstorms. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Light showers early in the morning...then partly
cloudy in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Small Craft Advisory conditions are expected to continue beyond
the forecast period. Please refer to the Open Lakes Forecast for
more information.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 42.0 degrees.

$$

DG

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