Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 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.

LHZ422-161000-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy with a chance of light
snow showers. Waves nearly calm.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the
northeast in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning...then a slight chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves nearly
calm.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
nearly calm.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Cloudy. Waves
nearly calm.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

$$

LHZ421-161000-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Partly cloudy. A
chance of light snow showers until early morning...then a slight
chance of light snow showers early in the morning. 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 afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow showers until late afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-161000-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy
with a chance of light snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow showers early in the morning...then a slight chance of
light snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves
2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Cloudy. Waves 1 to
3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-161000-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
early in the morning.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then veering to the northeast
late in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers early in the morning...then a slight chance of light snow
showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-161000-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Partly cloudy with a chance of
light snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow
showers until late afternoon...then a slight chance of light snow
showers late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-161000-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
328 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy with a
chance of light snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming light and variable
early in the afternoon becoming east 5 to 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers until
late afternoon...then a slight chance of light snow showers late
in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
around 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Partly cloudy in the
morning...then cloudy with a chance of light rain and snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves around 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 31.8 degrees.

$$

IRL

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