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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 PM EDT THU OCT 16 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 STRONG COLD FRONT AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES WILL SWING
THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FRIDAY EVENING. STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL FOLLOW FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...WITH WINDS
DECREASING SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS INTO THE AREA.

LHZ361-170800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-170800-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-170800-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EDT THU OCT 16 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-170800-
MAFOR 1703/
HURON NORTH 13610 13510 11616 11726. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. 210103 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11510 11610 14510 12616. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET FRIDAY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET FRIDAY EVENING. 220204.

$$

KURIMSKI

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