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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EST WED FEB 22 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.60 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA THIS MORNING TO THE STRAITS REGION TONIGHT...DEEPENING TO
29.50 INCHES. THE LOW WILL LIFT INTO QUEBEC ON THURSDAY AS IT DRIVES
A WEAK COLD FRONT INTO THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES. THIS FRONT WILL
LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ON FRIDAY AS DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE MOVES
FROM IOWA TO NORTHERN MICHIGAN. THIS LOW WILL EXIT TO THE NORTHEAST
FRIDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-222115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
946 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. RAIN
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-222115-
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-
946 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
LATE IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN BECOMING
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW, RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. RAIN. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-222115-
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-
946 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING,
THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. RAIN. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING,
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-222115-
MAFOR 2216/
HURON NORTH 14414 11424 11514 11624 11720. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 13414 13424 11514 11710. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220102.

$$

MR

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