Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

LHZ422-141615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 20 knots early becoming west 5 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning becoming
partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then diminishing
to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy until early
morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots. Light snow showers early in
the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late
evening and overnight.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-141615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny with a slight chance
of light snow showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until
early morning...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow
showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy
early in the evening becoming partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-141615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers in the morning...then partly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers until early morning...then
mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light
snow showers early in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers in the late evening and overnight.
Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-141615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely early in the morning...then a chance of light snow showers
late in the morning. A slight chance of light snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Becoming
partly cloudy in the late evening and overnight. Light snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-141615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy until late
afternoon becoming mostly sunny. Light snow showers likely early
in the morning...then a chance of light snow showers late in the
morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy until
early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy
with light snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely
early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-141615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
334 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 15
knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of
light snow showers early in the morning...then mostly sunny in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow showers early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with light
snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be
needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Mostly cloudy. Light
snow showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of light
snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.2 degrees.

$$

SF

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