Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
936 PM 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.

LHZ422-181015-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS...
THEN SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-181015-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED LIGHT
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF FLURRIES
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ441-181015-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-181015-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FLURRIES BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-181015-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
FLURRIES BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-181015-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
936 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY.
SCATTERED FLURRIES. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.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.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...BECOMING 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.

$$

MR

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