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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 AM EST MON JAN 16 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 RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...WILL REMAIN
ACROSS LAKE ERIE AND SOUTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN THROUGH EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON BEFORE RETREATING TO THE EAST. LOW PRESSURE...29.80
INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM KANSAS THIS MORNING TO FAR SOUTHERN LAKE
MICHIGAN BY TUESDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL THEN MOVE EAST OF LAKE
HURON TUESDAY EVENING. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN EXPAND ACROSS
THE OHIO VALLEY AND SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES BY MID WEEK.

LHZ361-162100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1000 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN...
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ362-363-162100-
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-
1000 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW...RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. RAIN...SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ462>464-162100-
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-
1000 AM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF FREEZING
RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW IN THE EVENING. RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ461-162100-
MAFOR 1616/
HURON NORTH 11510 11500 11517 11507 11407 11307 11317
11227. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 12510 12517 11407 11317 11226 11216. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. 220103.

$$

MR

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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