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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 AM EST MON DEC 29 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...AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE REGION TODAY.
THIS FRONT WILL DISSIPATE AS HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.40
INCHES...BUILDS BACK INTO THE REGION THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. WESTERLY
WIND WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY WITH A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT AS
WE BECOME LOCATED IN BETWEEN LOW PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND THE HIGH
TO THE SOUTH.

LHZ361-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
947 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

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


$$

LHZ363-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
947 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-292115-
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-
947 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

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


$$

LHZ461-292115-
MAFOR 2916/
HURON NORTH 16710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11810 13700 11710 12810 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
TUESDAY MORNING. 220103.

$$

CB

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