Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 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.

LHZ422-051000-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots. Gusts to 35 knot
gales early in the morning. A slight chance of light showers this
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and
early morning. Light showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 35 knot
gales late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Mostly
cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales diminishing to
30 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy in the late evening and early morning becoming mostly
cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Mostly cloudy.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-051000-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight...then increasing to 30 knots early in
the morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A slight chance of light
showers...then light showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales with gusts to 45 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales. Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy in the late
evening and early morning becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to
40 knot gales becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-051000-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots after midnight. Light showers after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales with gusts to 40 knot
gales. Mostly cloudy. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest gales to 40 knot gales. Mostly cloudy
becoming partly cloudy in the late evening and early morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest gales to 35 knot gales becoming west 20 to
25 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-051000-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots after midnight. Light showers after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Gusts to 40 knot gales
diminishing to Gusts to 35 knot gales in the late morning and
afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to
6 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots. Mostly cloudy early
in the evening becoming partly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-051000-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to
30 knots after midnight. A slight chance of light showers this
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and
early morning. Light showers after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales diminishing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 30 knots
late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance
of light rain and snow showers early in the evening...then partly
cloudy with a slight chance of light snow showers in the late
evening and early morning. Partly cloudy early in the morning.
Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
until late afternoon. Partly cloudy in the morning becoming
mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-051000-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
1000 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight...then increasing
to 30 knots early in the morning. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Showers early in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 40 knot gales
early in the morning...then Gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon. Cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to
30 knots early in the evening...then Gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots until
late afternoon. Mostly sunny in the morning becoming partly
cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 42.2 degrees.

$$

DG

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