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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OFF SHORE ON LAKE HURON

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.

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE DISPLACE TO THE EAST
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...AS LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.40
INCHES...MOVES OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION. STRONGER NORTHWEST WIND
WILL DEVELOP AS THE LOW EXITS THE AREA ON THURSDAY. THIS WILL
ALSO BRING COLDER AND MORE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES BACK TO THE AREA.

LHZ361-250900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-250900-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. RAIN LIKELY.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-250900-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
EARLY...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-250300-MAFOR 2422/ HURON NORTH 14700 11600 11700 12607. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 13700 12600 11507 11506 11406. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

$$

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