Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 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.

LHZ422-182215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE IN THE MORNING. 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.

$$

LHZ421-182215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE IN THE MORNING. 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.

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

$$

LHZ441-182215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

LHZ442-182215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

LHZ443-182215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. PATCHY
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
BY AFTERNOON. 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.

$$

LEZ444-182215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
955 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE
IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE IN THE MORNING. 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.

$$

CB

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