Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 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.

LHZ422-121630-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-121630-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-121630-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 7 FEET EARLY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-121630-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-121630-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND
LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-121630-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
402 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 35.8 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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