Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 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.

LHZ422-140315-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning becoming
light and variable. Light showers. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Showers in the
morning...then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight becoming southwest gales to 35 knot gales early in the
morning. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet early in
the morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. A Gale Warning may be
needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Showers until late afternoon...then partly cloudy with a
chance of light showers late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

Gales will be possible 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.

$$

LHZ421-140315-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the northwest
early in the morning. Light showers. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Showers in the
morning...then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
southwest gales to 35 knot gales early in the morning. Showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales becoming west to
30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Showers until late
afternoon...then partly cloudy with a chance of light showers
late in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.

Gales will be possible 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.

$$

LHZ441-140315-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the northwest
early in the morning. Light showers...mainly after midnight.
Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Showers in the morning...then showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then increasing to
35 knot gales early in the morning. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 7
feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots late in the morning...then becoming west gales to
35 knot gales in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Showers
until late afternoon...then partly cloudy with a chance of light
showers late in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.

Gales will be possible 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.

$$

LHZ442-140315-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Partly cloudy with a chance of light
showers in the evening...then light showers after midnight. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Showers in the
morning...then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south to 30
knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. A Small Craft Advisory
may be needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west gales to 35 knot
gales in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Showers until late
afternoon...then partly cloudy with a chance of light showers late in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet. A Gale Warning may be
needed.

Gales will be possible 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.

$$

LHZ443-140315-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy early in
the evening...then a slight chance of light showers this evening.
Light showers after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Light showers in the morning...
then showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25
knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet early in
the morning. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory
may be needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers until late
afternoon...then partly cloudy with a chance of light showers late in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A
Gale Warning may be needed.

Gales will be possible 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.

$$

LEZ444-140315-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
348 PM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Light
showers likely after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Light
showers likely early in the morning...then a chance of light
showers in the late morning and afternoon. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light showers early in the
evening. Waves around 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet after
midnight. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west to 30 knots
early in the afternoon...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots late
in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly cloudy with light
showers likely until late afternoon...then partly cloudy late in the
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A
Gale Warning may be needed.

Gales will be possible 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 62.3 degrees.

$$

JVC

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