Nearshore Marine Forecast
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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 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.

LHZ422-141630-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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

$$

LHZ421-141630-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-141630-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND
FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-141630-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN
 BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-141630-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
 IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LEZ444-141630-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
410 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS EARLY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LATE.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF
DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

THE WATER TEMPERATURE AT BELLE ISLE IS 34.5 DEGREES.

$$

BT

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