Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

LHZ422-222215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY BY
LATE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-222215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-222215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ442-222215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-222215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-222215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY BY LATE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

DT

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