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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EST MON DEC 15 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...MILD AIR WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM INTO LAKE HURON AND
LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE NEXT
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN
MICHIGAN TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT AT 29.70 INCHES. COLDER AIR WILL
MOVE BACK INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY ON INCREASED NORTHWEST WIND
TRAILING THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

LHZ361-152115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
951 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AND FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS
LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-152115-
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-
951 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING.
PATCHY FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 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.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-152115-
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-
951 AM EST MON DEC 15 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. AREAS
OF FOG BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING...THEN 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-152115-
MAFOR 1516/
HURON NORTH 12400 12410 11416 13316. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING THIS AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
PATCHY FOG TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 12400 11410 11310 14316. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. 220002.

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