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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 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-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS. SNOW. RAIN LATE. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST AT 40 KNOTS WITH STORM FORCE
GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING SOUTH 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...SOUTHWEST 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.


$$

LHZ362-102100-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE.
SNOW. SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH AT 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AT 40 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 14 TO
18 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 23 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTH LATE. SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET 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
BACKING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ363-462-102100-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE.
SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST AT 40 KNOTS. STORM FORCE GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
19 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SLEET LIKELY IN
THE EVENING. RAIN...SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN LIKELY. A CHANCE OF
SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
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 DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ463-464-102100-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE.
SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST AT 35 KNOTS 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 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN 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.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-102100-
MAFOR 1016/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11437 12447 19457 11457
11557 19577 11650 19670 11650 11530. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 20 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

HURON SOUTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...11447 19457 11456 11456
19476 12550 19570 11650 19670 11650 11530. 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 8 TO 12
FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING.

$$

JVC

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