Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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

LHZ422-150430-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

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

$$

LHZ421-150430-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS BY
LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. CLOUDY. A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. CLOUDY
WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

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

$$

LHZ441-150430-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-150430-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
CLOUDY WITH LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-150430-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

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

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

$$

LEZ444-150430-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
351 PM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG
IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN LIGHT SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. CLOUDY WITH LIGHT 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 35.2 DEGREES.

$$

SF

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