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 PM EST THU DEC 25 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.

LHZ422-260415-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS
OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-260415-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ441-260415-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED.

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

$$

LHZ442-260415-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.

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

$$

LHZ443-260415-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-260415-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
359 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 36.0 DEGREES.

$$

JVC

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