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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
338 AM EST TUE JAN 17 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...29.80 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM FAR
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN EARLY THIS MORNING TO SOUTHERN LAKE HURON
THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE INTO LAKE ONTARIO TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE...30.20 INCHES...WILL EXPAND INTO THE OHIO VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND WILL INFLUENCE THE
REGION INTO THURSDAY.

LHZ361-172115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN...
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-172115-
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-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN...SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-172115-
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-
338 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WIDESPREAD FOG THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE WEST BY
LATE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-172115-
MAFOR 1710/
HURON NORTH 11217 11237 11236 11230 11220 11110 11100
11800. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND LIGHT
SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210102 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11216 12236 11210 12200 11100 11800. A CHANCE OF
RAIN TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 210202
210305.

$$

SF

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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