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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
937 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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...29.70 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL
PLAINS THIS EVENING TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE LOW
WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE
SETTLING INTO NEW ENGLAND ON FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE...30.60
INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY.
THIS HIGH WILL SETTLE SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA BY SATURDAY AS A COLD
FRONT ADVANCES ACROSS THE REGION FROM THE NORTH.

LHZ361-290915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
937 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY LATE. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-290915-
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-
937 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. FREEZING
SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING
SPRAY EARLY. SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. FREEZING SPRAY
EARLY IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-290915-
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-
937 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SLEET
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. SNOW. SLEET LIKELY LATE. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE
EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-290915-
MAFOR 2904/
HURON NORTH 12430 12437 11527 11727 11737 11740 19750. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THURSDAY EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THURSDAY.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET
THURSDAY EVENING. 210305 210507.

HURON SOUTH 12430 12437 11427 11627 11737 11730. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 11 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 210204 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

KURIMSKI

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