Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-170415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN FLURRIES.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. 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.

$$

LHZ421-170415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...
THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-170415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ442-170415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN NUMEROUS LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY... THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-170415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. NUMEROUS LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-170415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
400 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY. SCATTERED
LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 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 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

DRK

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