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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
937 PM EST WED DEC 17 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...THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE NEW ENGLAND AREA WILL
CONTINUE TO PUSH OFF TO THE EAST OVERNIGHT.  A LINGERING SURFACE
TROUGH WILL MOVE THROUGH BRINGING SNOW SHOWERS TO THE AREA BEFORE
EXITING ON THURSDAY.  WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SLACKEN AS HIGH
PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...BUILDS OVER THE REGION AND HOLDS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-180915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
937 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ362-180915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
937 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-180915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
937 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-180915-
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-
937 PM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-180915-
MAFOR 1804/
HURON NORTH 13720 14810 11810. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING.
210406 210305.

HURON SOUTH 13720 14710 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF FLURRIES THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 210406 210305.

$$

MR

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