Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 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.

LHZ422-071615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ421-071615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-071615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-071615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-071615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-071615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
349 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 41.2 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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