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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1002 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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...A weak front just south of Lake Erie will move back
northward today and tonight as weak low pressure averaging 29.90
inches moves through the central Great Lakes. Meanwhile, high
pressure, averaging 30.40 inches, over western Quebec will continue
to the east coast today. On Monday, a larger system over central
Canada will bring greater weather impacts to the Great Lakes during
early next week.

LHZ361-172115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
1002 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the evening...then veering to the southwest
after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
after midnight. A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet
after midnight. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
A chance of showers early in the morning. A chance of snow
showers late in the afternoon. A chance of showers early in the
evening. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots early in the morning decreasing to 10 to 15 knots...then
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots early in the evening becoming light
and variable. Snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to
5 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ362-363-172115-
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-
1002 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west early
in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet early in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
20 to 25 knots in the late evening and overnight. Gusts to
30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots late
in the evening. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales becoming west 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to
10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning...then snow showers likely. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ462>464-172115-
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-
1002 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
southwest after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers. A chance
of showers until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ461-172115-
MAFOR 1716/
HURON NORTH 14310 11400 13600. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 12300 12310 11510 13610. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
220102.

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