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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EST WED FEB 15 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...29.40 INCHES...WILL PUSH EAST OF LAKE
SUPERIOR INTO QUEBEC THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE...29.90...WILL THEN
START TO PUSH OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION THURSDAY...AND WILL
MAINTAIN AN INFLUENCE THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-152115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING
TO THE NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ362-363-462-152115-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES EARLY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ463-464-152115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-152115-
MAFOR 1510/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11821 14731 11730
12820. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210507 210406.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11720 11730 19750 13731
19751 12731 11721. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TODAY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 210609 210710.

$$

SF

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