Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 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.

LHZ422-022230-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-022230-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-022230-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-022230-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-022230-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-022230-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 44.3 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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