Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
336 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.

LHZ422-161615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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.

$$

LHZ421-161615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. 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.

$$

LHZ441-161615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. 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.

$$

LHZ442-161615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. 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.

$$

LHZ443-161615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. 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.

$$

LEZ444-161615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
336 AM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER 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.

$$

KURIMSKI

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