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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

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...STRONG LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES NEAR KANSAS CITY
THIS AFTERNOON WILL TRACK INTO NORTHERN MICHIGAN TONIGHT AND
QUICKLY MOVE INTO QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL VEER FROM EASTERLY
THIS AFTERNOON TO SOUTHWESTERLY BY WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW PASSES
THROUGH. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL THURSDAY.

LHZ361-030915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE
EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW...SLEET
AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-030915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE
EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...SNOW
AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO
THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ363-462-030915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...A CHANCE
OF SLEET...SNOW AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ463-464-030915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLEET IN THE EVENING. RAIN MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-030915-
MAFOR 0222/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11227 12247 19257 11246
19256 11230 11420 11500 11510. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10
FEET WEDNESDAY. 210406 210710.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11226 12236 11336
12430 11520 11530 19550. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SLEET TONIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LATE WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET WEDNESDAY. 210406 210508.

$$

MR

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