Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 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.

LHZ422-162215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WIDESPREAD FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-162215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WIDESPREAD FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-162215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. PERIODS OF SHOWERS. WIDESPREAD FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-162215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WIDESPREAD FOG. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-162215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE MORNING. PATCHY
FOG LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. NUMEROUS LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-162215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
959 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING.
PERIODS OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 35.8 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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