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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
346 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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...Low pressure, 29.40 inches, is tracking through eastern Lake Huron
into Ontario this afternoon and will reach southwestern Quebec by
tonight. Moderate northwest winds with a brief period of gales will
trail this system through tonight. Lighter winds will prevail
tomorrow and Thursday as weak surface high pressure settles over the
region.

LHZ361-240915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
346 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers early in
the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming
light and variable. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots until late afternoon
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 feet or less building to 2 to 4 feet
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
evening and early morning.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-240915-
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-
346 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. Snow showers likely early in the evening. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the
east after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 5 to 10 knots until early morning. A chance of
showers in the afternoon and evening. A chance of snow showers in
the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the
late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to
5 to 7 feet until early morning. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462-463-240915-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
346 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Snow
showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of snow
showers late in the evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the north
late in the morning...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers until late afternoon. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots until early
morning becoming light and variable. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots late in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. A chance
of showers. A chance of snow showers in the late evening and
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the
late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers early
in the morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon and evening.
A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ464-240915-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
346 PM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then decreasing
to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Snow showers and showers
likely early in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers until late afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of showers late in the evening. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming light and
variable. A chance of rain and snow showers early in the morning.
A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers in the late evening
and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots until early evening...then becoming north 15 to 20 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. A chance of snow showers in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11737 19757 11830 11720
11820 12810 12100. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet.
Occasional wave height around 8 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less Wednesday. 210507 210406.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11737 19757 11730 19750
11730 11720 11820 11810 12800. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional
wave height around 12 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet Wednesday. 220609.

$$

JVC

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