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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 PM EST THU DEC 25 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...LOW PRESSURE...28.90 INCHES...IS MOVING INTO QUEBEC BY
THIS AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE EXPANDS ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE GREAT
LAKES ON SATURDAY...DRIVING A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY
NIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA.

LHZ361-362-260915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
358 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-462-260915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
358 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ463-464-260915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
358 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-260915-
MAFOR 2604/
HURON NORTH 12520 11510 11410 13510 11515. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET FRIDAY AND FRIDAY EVENING. 210406 210305.

HURON SOUTH 11520 12510 11420 11520 12510 11515. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY EVENING.
220204.

$$

JVC

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