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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 PM EST THU JAN 22 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...ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND EAST OF THE AREA FRIDAY AS
A COLD FRONT DROPS INTO THE NORTHERN LAKES. THIS FRONT WILL DROP
SOUTHWARD FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. A SECONDARY
COLD FRONT...AVERAGING 29.60 INCHES...WILL THEN SINK SOUTH THROUGH
THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-230400-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
945 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-230400-
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-
945 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ462>464-230400-
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-
945 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 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 LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-230400-
MAFOR 2210/
HURON NORTH 12700 11620 11720 11620 11610 11520 11530.
SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 220002.

HURON SOUTH 12700 14610 12520. SCATTERED FLURRIES LATE TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TONIGHT.
220001.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

MR

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