Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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.

LHZ422-110415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.. SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ421-110415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-110415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-110415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY. MOSTLY CLOUDY... BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ443-110415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LEZ444-110415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
355 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH LATE.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 38.3 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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