Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 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.

LHZ422-181615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-181615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-181615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CLEARING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-181615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-181615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-181615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
341 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
NEARLY CALM.

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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