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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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...A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA
TODAY...DEEPENING TO 28.80 INCHES AS IT LIFTS THROUGH THE WESTERN
AND NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THIS WILL BRING A
PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS TO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT AS COLDER AIR RUSHES IN BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT.

LHZ361-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-232115-
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-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. STORM FORCE GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH STORM FORCE
GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
347 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-232115-
MAFOR 2310/
HURON NORTH 11410 11420 12430 12426 12336. SCATTERED SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210103 210204.

HURON SOUTH 14420 11426 12326 11336. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE
TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. 210103 210204.

$$

MR

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