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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.80 INCHES...WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES SATURDAY.  THIS WILL SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
SATUDAY NIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA.  A WEAK RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-362-270915-
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 FRI DEC 26 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-270915-
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 FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-270915-
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 FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-270915-
MAFOR 2622/
HURON NORTH 12510 11500 11505 11405 11415 12420. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE SATURDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7
FEET SATURDAY. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12510 11500 11505 11405 11415 12420. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET SATURDAY. 220103.

$$

JVC

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