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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 AM EST FRI DEC 12 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.40 INCHES WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE
MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY AND EXTEND NORTHWARD INTO THE WESTERN
GREAT LAKES. THE PATTERN WILL DRIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND MAINTAIN FAVORABLE MARINE CONDITIONS ACROSS LAKE HURON
AND LOWER MICHIGAN.

LHZ361-122115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
358 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-122115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
358 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-122115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
358 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-122115-
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-
358 AM EST FRI DEC 12 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE
EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-122115-
MAFOR 1210/
HURON NORTH 11720 15710 11610. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 11720 13710 14610. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 220406.

$$

BT

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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