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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM EST WED NOV 19 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...LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES...WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TODAY AND DEEPEN TO 29.50 INCHES AS IT
TRAVERSES LAKE HURON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING
30.30 INCHES...WILL THEN SLOWLY BUILD NORTH INTO THE AREA ON
THURSDAY DISPLACING THE LOW NORTHEASTWARD.

LHZ361-192115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN SNOW LIKELY BY LATE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-192115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN SNOW
LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-192115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
359 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW EARLY...THEN SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT...
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-192115-
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-
359 AM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY...THEN SNOW BY
LATE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN. SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-192115-
MAFOR 1910/
HURON NORTH 11530 19550 11530 11527 12427 11527 12647 19657.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 210507 210406.

HURON SOUTH 11530 11537 12427 11527 11537 11547 19557 11647
19657. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
12 FEET TONIGHT. 220406.

$$

DRK

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