Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

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.

LHZ422-121015-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
west after midnight...then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots
early in the morning. Light rain in the late evening and early
morning...then light rain, light snow with light freezing rain
and light sleet likely early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow, light rain with
light freezing rain and light sleet likely early in the morning...
then light snow in the late morning and early afternoon. Partly
cloudy late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy early in the
morning becoming partly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-121015-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Light rain in the late evening and
early morning...then light rain, light snow with light freezing
rain and light sleet likely early in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north to
30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Light snow, light
rain with light freezing rain and light sleet likely early in the
morning...then light snow in the late morning and early
afternoon. Partly cloudy late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Partly cloudy until early morning...then mostly cloudy
early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Mostly cloudy early in the morning becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ441-121015-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the morning. Light rain
in the late evening and early morning...then light rain, light
snow with light freezing rain and light sleet likely early in the
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight...then building to 3 to 5 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north to
30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Light rain with light freezing rain and light sleet likely
early in the morning. Light snow until late afternoon. A slight
chance of light snow late in the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet building to
10 to 14 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy. A slight chance of light snow early in the evening. Heavy
freezing spray. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy
until late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Heavy freezing
spray. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ442-121015-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Light rain in the late evening and
early morning...then rain, light snow with freezing rain and
light sleet likely early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north gales to
35 knot gales. Rain with freezing rain and light sleet likely
early in the morning. Light snow until late afternoon. A chance
of light snow late in the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet building to 10 to
14 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening
and overnight. Heavy freezing spray. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet
late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-121015-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Light rain in the late evening and
early morning...then rain with freezing rain and light sleet
likely early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 35 knot gales.
Light freezing rain, light sleet likely and rain early in the
morning. Snow until late afternoon. A chance of light snow late
in the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 8 to 12 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the
late evening and overnight. Heavy freezing spray. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers.
Heavy freezing spray. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet
late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-121015-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
954 PM EST Thu Jan 11 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
northwest early in the morning. Light rain.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Freezing rain and
light sleet likely early in the morning. Rain in the morning.
Snow.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy. Light snow likely early in the evening. A chance of light
snow showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy late in the morning becoming mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy late in the afternoon. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.7 degrees.

$$

MR

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