Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
403 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.

LHZ422-052200-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot gales
in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly
cloudy early in the morning becoming mostly cloudy. Light showers
likely early in the morning. A slight chance of light showers in
the afternoon. A slight chance of light snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots after midnight. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow showers early in the evening. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy 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.

$$

LHZ421-052200-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales. Gusts to 45 knot gales
increasing to gusts to 50 knot storms in the afternoon. Mostly
cloudy. Light showers likely early in the morning. A slight
chance of light showers in the afternoon. A slight chance of
light snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 45 knot gales. Partly
cloudy. A slight chance of light snow showers early in the
evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy 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.

$$

LHZ441-052200-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales with gusts to 50 knot
storms. Light showers early in the morning. A slight chance of
light showers in the afternoon. A slight chance of light snow
showers late in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 45 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy with a slight chance of light rain and snow showers early
in the evening...then partly cloudy in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy 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.

$$

LHZ442-052200-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Light
showers early in the morning. A slight chance of light showers in
the afternoon. A slight chance of light snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy with a slight chance of light rain and snow showers early
in the evening...then partly cloudy in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Partly cloudy until late 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 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-052200-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots
late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Light showers
early in the morning. A slight chance of light showers in the
afternoon. A slight chance of light 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 35 knot gales
after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain
and snow showers early in the evening...then partly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers in the late evening and early
morning. Partly cloudy early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Partly cloudy until late 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.

$$

LEZ444-052200-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
403 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots
late in the afternoon. Becoming partly cloudy late in the
afternoon. Light showers early in the morning...then a slight
chance of light showers late in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 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 42.4 degrees.

$$

IRL

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