Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 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.

LHZ422-280430-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-280430-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-280430-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ442-280430-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...BECOMING
MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ443-280430-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-280430-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
403 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLEAR. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON...
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.

$$

BT

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