Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
354 AM EST Sun Dec 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.

LHZ422-171615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the southwest
after midnight. Cloudy.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

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LHZ421-171615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots early
in the morning. Cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ441-171615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
after midnight. Cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25
knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and overnight.
Cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight. A
Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

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

$$

LHZ442-171615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
after midnight...then becoming west 5 to 10 knots early in the
morning. Cloudy. A slight chance of light freezing rain after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
after midnight. Cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may
be needed.

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

$$

LHZ443-171615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Cloudy. A slight chance of light showers
and light freezing rain after midnight. A slight chance of light
showers early in the morning. A slight chance of drizzle after
midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-171615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
354 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the south late
in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then diminishing
to 5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Cloudy. A slight chance of
light showers after midnight. A slight chance of drizzle after
midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet
or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.7 degrees.

$$

MR

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