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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
347 PM EST WED FEB 15 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...HIGH PRESSURE...30.00 INCHES...WILL BEGIN TO PUSH EAST
OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...ALLOWING
WINDS TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH OVER LAKE HURON OVERNIGHT. THE GREAT
LAKES WILL REMAIN UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF HIGH PRESSURE THROUGHOUT
THE WEEKEND...ALBEIT SLIGHTLY WEAKENING TO 29.80 INCHES BY SATURDAY.
PRESSURE WILL ONCE AGAIN INCREASE NEAR 30.00 INCHES SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY.

LHZ361-160915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
347 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-160915-
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-
347 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY
IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462>464-160915-
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-
347 PM EST WED FEB 15 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ461-160915-
MAFOR 1522/
HURON NORTH 12730 12820 12810 11800 11700. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET THURSDAY.

HURON SOUTH 13730 12720 11820 12710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING,...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 9
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
THURSDAY.

$$



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