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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EST TUE JAN 10 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 WILL STRENGTHEN TO 29.10 INCHES AS IT
TRACKS IN VICINITY OF LAKE MICHIGAN THIS EVENING. STRONG SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL SETUP ACROSS THE CENTRAL  GREAT LAKES TODAY BEFORE
ABRUPTLY SWITCHING TO THE WEST THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL DIMINISH
WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE...29.00 INCHES...MOVING NORTHWARD
ACROSS ONTARIO AND WEAK RIDGING BUILDS INTO THE REGION.

LHZ361-102100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW. RAIN LATE. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AT 35 KNOTS BY
LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 FEET OR LESS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-102100-
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-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. SNOW...
SHOWERS...A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
10 TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 23 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH AT 35 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...
THEN DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 14 TO 18 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
23 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
SOUTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE. SNOW
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-102100-
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-
345 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW...
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
20 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH AT 35 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY LATE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY
IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-101500-
MAFOR 1010/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13437 11447 19457 11457
11557 11657 11650. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TODAY. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 20 FEET TONIGHT.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11437 12447 19457 12456
12550 11650. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TODAY. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 20 FEET TONIGHT.

$$

CB

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