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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 PM EST WED DEC 7 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...29.50 INCHES...WILL TRACK OVER NORTHERN
QUEBEC TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY. SEVERAL WEAK WAVES ASSOCIATED WITH
THIS LOW WILL TRANSIT THOUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION THROUGH
FRIDAY...GENERATING GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.

LHZ361-362-080915-
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-
955 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-080915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
955 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. 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 BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF
RAIN BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-080915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
955 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-080915-
MAFOR 0804/
HURON NORTH 14630 11627 12727 11820. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET
OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.
220507.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...15630 19650 12730. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET. 220812.

$$

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