Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 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.

LHZ422-251615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-251615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-251615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-251615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-251615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-251615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
344 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.

$$

RBP

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