Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
325 PM 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.

LHZ422-100415-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy in
the late evening and early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow early in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Isolated
light snow showers early in the morning...then scattered light
snow showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy early in the
evening becoming partly cloudy. Scattered light snow showers
early in the evening. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Light
snow likely...mainly in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or
less.

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

$$

LHZ421-100415-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy in
the late evening and early morning becoming mostly cloudy.
Scattered light snow showers...mainly in the evening. Waves 5 to
7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Isolated
light snow showers early in the morning...then scattered light
snow showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy early in the
evening becoming partly cloudy. Scattered light snow showers
early in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
early in the morning.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Light snow
likely...mainly in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

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

$$

LHZ441-100415-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy after midnight becoming
mostly cloudy. Light snow early in the evening...then periods of
light snow showers in the late evening and early morning.
Isolated 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 with scattered
light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with scattered
light snow showers until early morning...then partly cloudy early
in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest late
in the morning...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming cloudy.
Light snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

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

$$

LHZ442-100415-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots...then diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight
becoming west 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Becoming
partly cloudy early in the morning. Light snow early in the
evening...then periods of light snow showers in the late evening
and early morning. Isolated light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late
evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy with scattered
light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in
the late morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with scattered
light snow showers until early morning...then partly cloudy early
in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the
late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest late
in the morning...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming cloudy.
Light snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

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

$$

LHZ443-100415-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Becoming partly
cloudy early in the morning. Light snow early in the evening...
then numerous light snow showers in the late evening and early
morning. Isolated light snow showers early in the morning. Waves
around 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening
and overnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then diminishing to
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with
scattered light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy
with a chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
partly cloudy early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest late
in the morning...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming cloudy.
Light snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Gales will be possible beyond the forecast period. Please refer to
the Open Lakes Forecast for more information.

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

$$

LEZ444-100415-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
325 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy with
scattered light snow showers early in the evening...then partly
cloudy with isolated light snow showers this evening. Partly
cloudy after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
west 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Isolated light snow
showers in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy in the evening
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Light snow likely...
mainly in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 36.4 degrees.

$$

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