Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Nearshore Marine Forecast for Michigan
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

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.

LHZ422-171515-
Inner Saginaw Bay SW of Point Au Gres to Bay Port MI-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late morning and
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly clear. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and
overnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Partly cloudy
in the evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light
showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ421-171515-
Outer Saginaw Bay SW of Alabaster to Port Austin MI to Inner
Saginaw Bay-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots early
in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to
4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly clear in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ441-171515-
Port Austin to Harbor Beach MI-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the morning. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ442-171515-
Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac MI-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Mostly clear. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves
occasionally around 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves
2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LHZ443-171515-
Port Sanilac to Port Huron MI-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots. Mostly sunny. Waves around 2 feet or less building to
3 to 5 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots. Mostly clear. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Mostly sunny until late
afternoon becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the
evening...then mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

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

$$

LEZ444-171515-
Michigan Waters of Lake Erie from Detroit River to North Cape MI-
355 AM EDT Thu May 17 2018

.TODAY...Light and variable winds becoming north 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the
afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves around 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Partly cloudy. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east 20 to 25 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy until late afternoon
becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around
7 feet. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight.
Cloudy with a chance of light showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.

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

The water temperature at Belle Isle is 52.9 degrees.

$$

DRK

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