Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 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.

LHZ422-091600-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon becoming north 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots after midnight...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots early
in the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers
early in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight. 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.

$$

LHZ421-091600-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots early in the afternoon becoming north 20 to 25 knots
late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers early in the evening...then a slight chance of light
snow showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing to
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy with a 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.

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

$$

LHZ441-091600-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves around
2 feet or less building to 6 to 9 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening
and early morning. A slight chance of light snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers until
early morning...then partly cloudy early in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-091600-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening
and early morning. A slight chance of light snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots. Mostly cloudy with a 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 early in the morning.

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

$$

LHZ443-091600-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west late
in the afternoon. A chance of light snow showers early in the
morning...then light snow showers in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening
and early morning. A slight chance of light snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 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.

$$

LEZ444-091600-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
414 AM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers...mainly in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers until early morning...then mostly
clear early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy until early morning
becoming 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 37.3 degrees.

$$

DG

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