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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
330 PM EST WED JAN 11 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...STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY LIFT TO JAMES BAY THIS
MORNING AT 28.90 INCHES. SUBTLE RIDGING...30.00 INCHES...WILL BUILD
INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TODAY BEFORE A WEAK WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE AT 29.60 INCHES LIFTS NORTHWARD ALONG A FRONTAL BOUNDARY
TONIGHT NEAR DETROIT. THE END OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND WILL BE
DOMINATED BY A VERY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM...30.90
INCHES...THAT WILL PUSH DIRECTLY ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-120900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
330 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY THIS
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-120900-
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-
330 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...SNOW AND
FREEZING RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE WEST LATE.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-120900-
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-
330 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-120300-
MAFOR 1122/
HURON NORTH 11510 11707 11817 13810 11800 11700. A CHANCE OF
SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THURSDAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY.

HURON SOUTH 11420 11606 11817 11827 13810 11700. A CHANCE OF
SNOW THURSDAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY.

$$

MR

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