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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.40 INCHES...OVER WESTERN ONTARIO WILL
WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC EARLY ON THURSDAY. SEVERAL
WEAK WAVES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL TRANSIT THOUGH THE GREAT
LAKES REGION WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERATING GUSTY WEST WINDS
THROUGH THAT PERIOD.

LHZ361-070900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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


$$

LHZ362-363-070900-
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-
345 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY THIS
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY THIS 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...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE
OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW...
THEN SNOW LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-070900-
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-
345 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-070300-
MAFOR 0622/
HURON NORTH 11336 11430 11530 12630 13530. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET. 210406 210507.

HURON SOUTH 11330 11430 11530 12630 13530. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND DRIZZLE IN THE EVENING TONIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET.
220406.

$$

DG

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