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 Wed Dec 13 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.

LHZ422-141015-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight. Becoming
partly cloudy early in the morning. Light snow in the late
evening and early morning...then light snow showers likely early
in the morning.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy with
light snow showers likely early in the morning...then mostly
cloudy in the late morning and afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow
showers.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

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

$$

LHZ421-141015-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
after midnight. Becoming partly cloudy early in the morning.
Light snow in the late evening and early morning...then light
snow showers likely early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy with light snow showers
likely early in the morning...then mostly cloudy with a slight
chance of light snow showers in the late morning and early
afternoon. Mostly cloudy late in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-141015-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. Light snow in the late evening and early morning...then
light snow showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Becoming mostly cloudy in the
late morning and afternoon. Light snow showers early in the
morning...then a chance of light snow showers in the late morning
and early afternoon. A slight chance of light snow showers late
in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Cloudy with a
slight chance of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early morning...then
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

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

$$

LHZ442-141015-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north
20 to 25 knots after midnight. Light snow in the late evening and
early morning...then light snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet early in the morning.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Becoming mostly cloudy in the
late morning and afternoon. Light snow showers early in the
morning...then a chance of light snow showers late in the
morning. A slight chance of light snow showers in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow showers early in the evening. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Light snow showers.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.

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

$$

LHZ443-141015-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Snow in the late evening and
early morning...then light snow showers likely early in the
morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy becoming mostly
cloudy early in the afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Light snow
showers likely until late afternoon...then a slight chance of
light snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy.
A slight chance of light snow showers early in the evening. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy with light snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the
late morning and early afternoon...then subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
late in the afternoon.

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

$$

LEZ444-141015-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
1000 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots after midnight...then diminishing to 15 to 20 knots
early in the morning. Snow in the late evening and early
morning...then a chance of light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy becoming partly
cloudy in the late morning and early afternoon becoming mostly
sunny. A chance of light snow showers early in the morning. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy
in the evening becoming cloudy. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy with light snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.4 degrees.

$$

SF

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