Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 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.

LHZ422-131600-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny until late afternoon
becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers after midnight.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-131600-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning
becoming mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest
after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy early in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ441-131600-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
this morning diminishing to 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy early in the morning becoming partly cloudy. A chance
of light snow showers until late afternoon. Heavy freezing spray
this morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late in
the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy in the
evening becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late evening and overnight.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ442-131600-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Mostly
cloudy early in the morning becoming partly cloudy. Heavy freezing
spray this morning. Light snow showers likely early in the morning.
A chance of light snow showers late in the morning...then a slight
chance of light snow showers early in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9
feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late evening and overnight.

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

$$

LHZ443-131600-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon becoming mostly
sunny. Heavy freezing spray in the morning. Light snow showers
likely early in the morning. A chance of light snow showers late
in the morning. A slight chance of light snow showers early in
the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late in
the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny until late afternoon
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-131600-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
340 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly sunny.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable. Mostly clear.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny until late
afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
after midnight.

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.

$$

DG

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