Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 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.

LHZ422-171030-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 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.

$$

LHZ421-171030-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
EVENING. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...
THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-171030-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ442-171030-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...
THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-171030-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. CLOUDY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY...THEN FLURRIES. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-171030-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
948 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS
THIS EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. FLURRIES.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY 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.

$$

MR

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