Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 PM 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.

LHZ422-261030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-261030-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS 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. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-261030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...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 THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-261030-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-261030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-261030-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
952 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF 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. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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