Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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.

LHZ422-110415-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...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. A chance of light snow showers early in
the evening...then a slight chance of light snow showers this
evening. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.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. Mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly in
the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots early in the morning. Cloudy until early morning becoming
partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely until early morning...then a
chance of light snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. A Small Craft Advisory
may be needed.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the morning. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers early
in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-110415-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...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. A chance of light snow showers early in
the evening...then a slight chance of light snow showers in the
late evening and early morning. Waves 2 to 4 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 showers likely...mainly in the afternoon. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20
knots after midnight...then becoming northwest to 30 knots early in
the morning. Cloudy until early morning becoming partly cloudy. Light
snow showers likely until early morning...then a chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6
feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet. A Small
Craft Advisory may be needed.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet. A Gale Warning
may be needed.

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.

$$

LHZ441-110415-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with a chance of
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 becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming
mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots early in the morning. Cloudy with light
snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet
early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales.
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers. Waves 8 to 12
feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet. A Gale Warning may be
needed.

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.

$$

LHZ442-110415-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with a chance of
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 becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely...mainly in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west after
midnight...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots early in the
morning. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4
feet early in the morning. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy in the late morning and early
afternoon becoming mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in
the morning...then a chance of light snow showers in the late morning
and afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 11 feet.
A Gale Warning may be needed.

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.

$$

LHZ443-110415-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...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 early
in the afternoon...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the
afternoon. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow
showers in the morning...then mostly cloudy with light snow
showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots
early in the morning. Light snow showers. Waves around 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots
in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy. Light snow
showers likely early in the morning...then a chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet. A Gale Warning may be needed.

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.

$$

LEZ444-110415-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
350 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance
of light snow showers until early morning...then mostly clear
early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest in
the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely...mainly in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots late in the evening...then becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots early
in the morning. Cloudy. Light snow showers likely until early
morning...then a chance of light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may
be needed.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 35.6 degrees.

$$

DRK

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