Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 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.

LHZ422-120415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-120415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-120415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 5
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-120415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-120415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-120415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
335 PM EST THU DEC 11 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...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 35.6 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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