Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 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.

LHZ422-080415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-080415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.

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

$$

LHZ441-080415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-080415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-080415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-080415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
345 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.5 DEGREES.

$$

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