Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 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.

LHZ422-291615-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ421-291615-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY
CLOUDY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-291615-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-291615-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-291615-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PARTLY
CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-291615-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
359 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY 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.

$$

DRK

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