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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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...A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE...29.50 INCHES...WILL LIFT
NORTHWARD THROUGH THE TENNESSEE VALLEY TODAY...WHILE A STRONG LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL WRAP UP TO 29.40 INCHES OVER NORTHERN
MINNESOTA. THE STRONGER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL ONLY SLOWLY DRIFT
ACROSS PORTIONS OF ONTARIO TO QUEBEC BY THURSDAY. PERSISTENT WEAK
TROUGHING WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH
FRIDAY.

LHZ361-062115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
349 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. DRIZZLE LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE LATE IN THE
EVENING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-062115-
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-
349 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-062115-
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-
349 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF
RAIN BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-062115-
MAFOR 0610/
HURON NORTH 11310 13320 11336 11426 11520 11630. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11310 14320 11420 11530 11630. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT. 210102 210204.

$$

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