Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ421-091600-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ441-091600-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ442-091600-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE THIS
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LHZ443-091600-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

SEE LAKE HURON OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

$$

LEZ444-091600-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
342 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

SEE LAKE ERIE OPEN LAKES FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5.

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS MISSING.

$$

HLO

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