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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

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...A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...DEEPENING TO 28.80 INCHES. THE PASSAGE OF THIS SYSTEM
THROUGH THE REGION WILL PUSH A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ALLOW VERY STRONG WINDS TO
DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DIMINISH TUESDAY AS THE LOW LIFTS NORTHEAST AND WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE OHIO VALLEY.

LHZ361-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
WEST LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

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-
947 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. STORM FORCE GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS BY
LATE MORNING...THEN PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH STORM FORCE
GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-232115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
PERIODS OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES BY MID
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-232115-
MAFOR 2316/
HURON NORTH 12430 12426 13336 11436. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN
THE MORNING THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING.
210305 210406.

HURON SOUTH 12420 11426 12326 11336 12436. SCATTERED SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET MONDAY MORNING. 210305 210406.

$$

HLO

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