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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
337 AM EST FRI JAN 23 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.50 INCHES...WILL DRIFT
SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA TODAY WITH A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE
CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. THIS FRONT WILL
STALL OVER THE NORTHERN OHIO VALLEY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS
LOW PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE AREA.

LHZ361-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
337 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-232115-
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-
337 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-232115-
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-
337 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-232115-
MAFOR 2310/
HURON NORTH 14540 11540 11530 11520 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. 220508.

HURON SOUTH 15530 11520 11510. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
TONIGHT. 210204 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DG

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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