Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 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.

LHZ422-081615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-081615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-081615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AND LIGHT RAIN LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-081615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

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

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

$$

LHZ443-081615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-081615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
354 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 40.2 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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