Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 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.

LHZ422-132215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-132215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.

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

$$

LHZ441-132215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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.

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

$$

LHZ442-132215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

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

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

$$

LHZ443-132215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-132215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG
LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.4 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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