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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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 WILL DEEPEN TO 29.10 INCHES AS IT TRACKS
FROM CENTRAL LAKE HURON INTO ONTARIO AND QUEBEC TONIGHT. WEST GALES
ARE EXPECTED FROM LAKE ERIE TO LAKE ST CLAIR AND NORTH GALES OVER
LAKE HURON DURING THE EVENING BEFORE DECREASING LATE TONIGHT.

LHZ361-020900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
346 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY. RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-020900-
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-
346 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DECREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES.
SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE EAST LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-020900-
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-
346 PM EST WED MAR 1 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOT GALES IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOT GALES EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
THE MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING.
RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-020300-
MAFOR 0122/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11837 12847 19857 11837
19857 12720 11710 11720. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET THURSDAY. 220507.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11837 19857 13747 19757
11730 12720 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 6
TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
15 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET THURSDAY. 220609.

$$

CB

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