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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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...A RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.30 INCHES WILL
BUILD INTO THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FROM THE NORTHEAST BY
TUESDAY EVENING. THE NEXT CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE OVER PORTIONS
OF WISCONSIN AND LAKE MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY.

LHZ361-270915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-270915-
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-
353 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462>464-270915-
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-
353 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-270915-
MAFOR 2622/
HURON NORTH 14210 12120 11110 11810. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY. 220103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 12210 11200 11210 13120 11820. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY. 220102.

$$

CB

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