Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

LHZ422-112215-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow. Waves around 2 feet
or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest to 30 knots
with gusts to 35 knot gales early in the morning. Becoming partly
cloudy early in the morning. Light snow until early morning...
then a chance of light snow early in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy.
A chance of light snow early in the morning...then a chance of
flurries in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. A chance of
flurries. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.

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

$$

LHZ421-112215-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. A chance of light snow late in
the morning...then light snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then becoming west 15 to 20 knots
after midnight becoming northwest gales to 35 knot gales early in
the morning. Light snow until early morning...then a chance of
light snow early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
6 to 9 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow
early in the morning...then a chance of light snow showers in the
late morning and afternoon. Freezing spray. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light
snow showers in the evening...then partly cloudy with a chance of
flurries after midnight. Freezing spray. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-112215-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. A chance of light snow late in
the morning...then light snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then veering to the west after
midnight becoming northwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales early in the morning. Light snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight...then building to 6 to
9 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy. Light snow likely early in the morning...then light snow
showers likely in the late morning and afternoon. Freezing spray.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy.
Snow showers likely in the evening...then a chance of light snow
showers after midnight. Freezing spray. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-112215-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
10 to 15 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming south 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of light snow late in
the morning...then light snow in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then veering to the west after
midnight becoming northwest to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales early in the morning. Light snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight...then building to 5 to
7 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy. Freezing spray. Light snow likely early in the morning. A
chance of light snow showers late in the morning...then light
snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy.
Light snow showers likely...mainly in the evening. Freezing
spray. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-112215-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. A slight chance of light snow
late in the morning...then light snow in the afternoon. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight becoming northwest to 30 knots early in
the morning. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in
the late evening and early morning...then building to 3 to 5 feet
early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy early in the morning becoming partly cloudy.
Light snow likely early in the morning...then a chance of light
snow showers in the late morning and afternoon. Freezing spray in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy
until early morning becoming partly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers. Freezing spray. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-112215-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
952 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Cloudy with a chance of light
snow. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...South 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. Light snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy. A
chance of light snow early in the morning...then a chance of
flurries late in the morning. A chance of light snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. A
chance of flurries. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 35.1 degrees.

$$

DRK

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