Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

LHZ422-192215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-192215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-192215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CLEARING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-192215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF 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 SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-192215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF 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 SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-192215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
1003 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. 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.

$$

RK

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