Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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.

LHZ422-172200-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Partly cloudy becoming mostly
cloudy early in the afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the evening. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy after
midnight becoming mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-172200-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 30 knots
with gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy
early in the afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ441-172200-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 30 knots
with gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy
early in the afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly
cloudy. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ442-172200-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Partly cloudy becoming mostly
cloudy early in the afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy until late
afternoon becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ443-172200-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until
late afternoon becoming mostly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy after midnight becoming mostly cloudy.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LEZ444-172200-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
242 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Partly cloudy.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny until
late afternoon becoming partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.6 degrees.

$$

IRL

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