Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 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.

LHZ422-082230-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-082230-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS
EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET...DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-082230-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-082230-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-082230-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-082230-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
951 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 39.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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