Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 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.

LHZ422-142215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-142215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-142215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-142215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
AND FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-142215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-142215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
940 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.5 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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