Nearshore Marine Forecast
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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 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.

LHZ422-121515-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots.
Cloudy. A slight chance of light showers in the afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the southwest
after midnight. Cloudy with a slight chance of light showers.
Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy in the
morning becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with light showers likely after
midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ421-121515-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots veering to the south
after midnight...then becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots early in
the morning. Cloudy with a chance of light showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
veering to the northwest early in the morning. Partly cloudy
early in the evening becoming mostly cloudy. Light showers likely
after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ441-121515-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of light showers in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
south 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Cloudy with a chance
of light showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy early
in the evening becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light showers
after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ442-121515-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming southeast
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. A slight chance of
light showers late in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots late in the evening...then becoming south 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Cloudy with a chance of light showers. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers
early in the morning...then partly cloudy in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
morning and afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy in
the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers
after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LHZ443-121515-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. A slight chance of
light showers until late afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Cloudy. A chance of light
showers...mainly after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light showers early in the morning...then partly cloudy
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. A
chance of light showers after midnight. Waves around 2 feet or
less.

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

$$

LEZ444-121515-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
402 AM EDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots. Cloudy. A slight chance of drizzle early in the
morning. A chance of light showers early in the morning...then a
slight chance of light showers in the late morning and early
afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds. Mostly cloudy. Waves around
2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy
becoming partly cloudy early in the afternoon becoming mostly
sunny. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Mostly clear. Waves around 2 feet or
less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 63.8 degrees.

$$

AA

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