Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 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.

LHZ422-172100-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy with
numerous showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers
and thunderstorms early in the evening...then a chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the late evening and early morning. A slight
chance of light showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of light showers until late afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy early
in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-172100-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the morning...then
numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Numerous showers
and thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in
the late evening and early morning...then building to 2 to 4 feet
early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming west 15 to 20
knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
showers until late afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight.

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

$$

LHZ441-172100-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the morning...then
numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a
slight chance of light showers early in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming west 15 to 20
knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of
light showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. A
Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy early in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet early in the morning.

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

$$

LHZ442-172100-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms late in the morning...then numerous showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely until early morning...then a
slight chance of light showers early in the morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of light showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy early
in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-172100-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms late in the morning...then
numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with
showers and thunderstorms likely until early morning...then
partly cloudy with a slight chance of light showers early in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
slight chance of light showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy early in
the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LEZ444-172100-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
956 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with
numerous showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with
numerous showers and thunderstorms early in the evening...then
partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
late evening and early morning. Partly cloudy early in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Partly 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 74.4 degrees.

$$

MR

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