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 WED DEC 17 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.

LHZ422-171615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-171615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-171615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-171615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. CLOUDY.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-171615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-171615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
341 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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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