Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

LHZ422-151000-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with a chance
of flurries...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow
showers after midnight. Waves nearly calm.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with
light snow showers likely. Waves nearly calm.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Partly cloudy until early morning becoming mostly cloudy.
Light snow showers likely early in the evening. A chance of light
snow showers after midnight. Waves nearly calm. A Small Craft
Advisory may be needed.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east in
the late morning and afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers until late afternoon. Waves nearly calm.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ421-151000-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy
with a chance of flurries...then mostly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy with light snow showers
likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly
cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the evening. A chance
of light snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
becoming east 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly
cloudy. A chance of light snow showers until late afternoon.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-151000-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy with a chance of
flurries...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early
in the morning.
.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 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy
until early morning becoming mostly cloudy. Light snow showers
likely early in the evening...then a chance of light snow showers
in the late evening and overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northeast 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers until late afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and
afternoon.

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

$$

LHZ442-151000-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight...then diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with a chance of
flurries...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots late
in the afternoon. Light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy until early morning
becoming mostly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the
evening...then a chance of light snow showers in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early
in the morning.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then veering to the north early in
the afternoon veering to the northeast late in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers until late
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-151000-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy
in the late evening and early morning becoming mostly cloudy. A
chance of flurries...then a chance of light snow showers after
midnight. A slight chance of light snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Cloudy with light snow
showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 10 to 15
knots. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the evening.
A chance of light snow showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight. A Small Craft Advisory may
be needed.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then veering to the north early in
the afternoon veering to the northeast late in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers until late
afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

$$

LEZ444-151000-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
957 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots after midnight...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Partly cloudy in the late evening and early
morning becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries in the late
evening and early morning. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Cloudy with a chance of light
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy
early in the evening becoming mostly cloudy. A chance of light
snow showers early in the evening. A chance of light snow showers
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers early in the morning...then mostly cloudy in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 32.1 degrees.

$$

CB

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