Nearshore Marine Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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NEARSHORE MARINE FORECAST FOR MICHIGAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 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.

LHZ422-202215-
INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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.

$$

LHZ421-202215-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER
SAGINAW BAY-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ441-202215-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ442-202215-
HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

$$

LHZ443-202215-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. MOSTLY CLOUDY LATE IN
THE MORNING...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.

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

$$

LEZ444-202215-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
951 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY
CALM.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CLOUDY. WAVES NEARLY CALM.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. MOSTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY OVERNIGHT. 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.

$$

DRK

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