Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 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.

LHZ422-221015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

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

$$

LHZ421-221015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-221015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY... THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS. 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.

$$

LHZ442-221015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-221015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LEZ444-221015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
944 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

RBP

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