Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 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.

LHZ422-271615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-271615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-271615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-271615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-271615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-271615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
336 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. 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.

$$

MR

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