Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 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.

LHZ422-131615-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south late in
the morning...then becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
A slight chance of light snow early in the morning...then snow in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight...then diminishing
to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Light snow until early
morning...then partly cloudy with a slight chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning
becoming partly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy
until early morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet
or less.

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

$$

LHZ421-131615-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then backing to the south early in
the afternoon becoming east 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow early in the
morning...then a chance of light snow late in the morning. Snow
likely in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and early
morning...then diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Light snow until early morning...then partly cloudy with
a chance of light snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and overnight.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning becoming
partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in
the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy
becoming partly cloudy in the late evening and early morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-131615-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots early in the morning
becoming west 10 to 15 knots...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon becoming light and variable.
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow early in the
morning...then a chance of light snow late in the morning. Light
snow likely in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and early
morning...then becoming north 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Snow 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 in the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-131615-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon backing to the southeast late in
the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning becoming
cloudy. A chance of light snow late in the morning. Light snow
likely in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots late in the evening...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots
after midnight becoming north 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Snow until early morning...then light snow showers
likely early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy
until early morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-131615-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon backing to the southeast late in
the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning. A chance of
light snow late in the morning. Snow in the afternoon. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the late evening and overnight. Snow until early morning...
then light snow showers likely early in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-131615-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
358 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Light snow in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots late in the evening...then becoming north 20 to 25 knots
after midnight diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Snow until early morning...then a slight chance of light
snow showers early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning
then clearing. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy in the evening
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.9 degrees.

$$

SF

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