Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 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.

LHZ422-160415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-160415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.. BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-160415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST LATE.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY.
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN
FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-160415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-160415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING.
AREAS OF FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...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 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-160415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
350 PM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF
FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.8 DEGREES.

$$

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