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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
333 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

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...High pressure averaging 30.40 inches will build in
from the west today and then slide across the southern Great Lakes
tonight into Saturday. The next low pressure system averaging 29.40
inches will track over Hudson Bay Saturday, pulling a weak cold
front across the eastern lakes Saturday night.

LHZ361-162100-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
333 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots early in the afternoon decreasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the northeast in
the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming east 10 to
15 knots early in the evening decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. Showers. Snow showers until early morning. Waves
2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the northwest. A
chance of snow showers. A chance of showers early in the evening.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ362-363-162100-
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-
333 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots early
in the morning then 30 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then increasing
to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and early morning...
then building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and early
afternoon...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in
the evening. 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 afternoon.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers early in the
morning...then rain and snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet until early morning.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then veering
to the west early in the evening becoming west 5 to 10 knots in
the late evening and early morning. Showers early in the morning.
A chance of snow showers. A chance of showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and early morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-162100-
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-
333 AM EST Fri Feb 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of
snow showers until early morning.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots late in the afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
A chance of showers in the morning. Showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
west 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers. Snow showers likely in the late evening
and early morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ461-161500-
MAFOR 1610/
HURON NORTH 12720 12730 11620 11610 11500 11510. Waves 1 to
3 feet today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight. 220002.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

HURON SOUTH 11730 11720 11730 11720 12600 11500 11510.
22MMMM.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

DG

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