Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 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.

LHZ422-100400-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-100400-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-100400-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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.

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

$$

LHZ442-100400-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
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.

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

$$

LHZ443-100400-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-100400-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
346 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. 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. SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 39.7 DEGREES.

$$

MR

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