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

LHZ422-161615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of light
rain and snow showers early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.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. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Light showers likely in the
evening...then showers after midnight. 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.

$$

LHZ421-161615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light
showers and a slight chance of light snow showers early in the
morning...then a slight chance of light showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.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. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-161615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light rain
and snow showers early in the morning...then a chance of light
showers and a slight chance of light snow showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.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 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-161615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light rain
and snow showers early in the morning...then a chance of light
showers and a slight chance of light snow showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.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 early in the
morning. 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. Patchy fog early in the morning. 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 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-161615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots until
late afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of light rain and snow showers
early in the morning...then a slight chance of light snow showers
late in the morning. A slight chance of light showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet
in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of light rain and snow
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 diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Light showers likely in the evening...
then showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-161615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
327 AM EST Thu Nov 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 25 knots. Cloudy. A slight chance
of light rain and snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3
feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early in the morning. 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. Patchy fog early in the morning. 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.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 43.1 degrees.

$$

SF

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