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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 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...SOUTHERLY WIND WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THE NEXT LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.70 INCHES AS IT MOVES TOWARD THE STRAITS FROM
NORTHWEST ONTARIO. THIS LOW AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL TRACK
THROUGH LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH TONIGHT.  THIS WILL
BRING STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS...SHIFTING NORTHEAST INTO TUESDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND LAST
THROUGH MID WEEK.

LHZ361-202000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-202000-
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-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-202000-
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-
414 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-201400-
MAFOR 2009/
HURON NORTH 12526 11516 11600 11710 11726 12826.  WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12520 11526 11516 11606 11716 11826 11816. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET TONIGHT. 220204.

$$

MR

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