Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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.

LHZ422-271015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-271015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-271015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-271015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING.. BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE
NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-271015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
THIS EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-271015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
947 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
THIS EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. 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 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

KURIMSKI

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