Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-061015-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West gales to 40 knot gales becoming southwest
to 30 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of
flurries in the late evening and early morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly
cloudy early in the morning...then mostly cloudy with a slight
chance of light snow showers in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 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. Cloudy with a slight chance of light snow showers
early in the evening...then partly cloudy in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-061015-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...West gales to 40 knot gales with gusts to
45 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of flurries in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales becoming west to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning...then
mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow showers in the
late morning and afternoon. 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. Cloudy
with a slight chance of light snow showers early in the evening...
then partly cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon.

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

$$

LHZ441-061015-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of flurries in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales becoming west to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming
cloudy. A slight chance of light snow showers. 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. A slight chance of light snow showers until early
morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet early in the
morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-061015-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
20 to 25 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. A chance of
flurries in the late evening and early morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
west 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy in the
morning...then mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow
showers in the afternoon. 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 with a
slight chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
partly cloudy early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy early in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-061015-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to
20 to 25 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy in the late evening
and early morning then clearing. A chance of flurries in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Mostly sunny until late afternoon...then mostly cloudy
with a slight chance of light snow showers late in the afternoon.
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 with a
slight chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
partly cloudy early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-061015-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
945 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West gales to 35 knot gales becoming southwest
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight. Mostly
clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
late in the morning. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance
of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy early in the
morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 42.6 degrees.

$$

MR

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