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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 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 of 29.60 inches will track across Lake
Michigan Tonight and through southern Lower Michigan tomorrow. A
ridge of high pressure...averaging 29.90 inches...will then move
into the central Great Lakes Saturday night, with another low
pressure tracking just north of Lake Huron on Sunday.

LHZ361-362-082100-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
25 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning...then snow
showers likely in the late morning and early afternoon. A chance of
snow showers late in the afternoon.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots after
midnight. A chance of snow showers until early morning...then
snow showers likely early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Snow showers in the morning...then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
7 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east in the
late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the evening becoming north 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers.
Snow showers likely in the evening...then a chance of snow
showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then building to
2 to 4 feet until early morning. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late evening and early morning.


$$

LHZ363-082100-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance of snow showers. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening...then snow
showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the
afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to
9 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Snow
showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of snow
showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots early in the evening...then becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning...then snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the evening...then
building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and early morning.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 20 to 25 knots early in the evening becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning.
Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow showers likely early in the
morning...then a chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ462-082100-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. A chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the afternoon. Snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest in
the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the evening becoming north 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning...then snow showers likely. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in
the evening...then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to 30 knots in the late evening and early morning. Snow showers
likely until afternoon...then a chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ463-082100-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
early in the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Snow
showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early
in the evening...then building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening
and early morning.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in
the evening...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots in the late evening and early morning. Snow showers
likely until afternoon...then a chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ464-082100-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
300 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
early in the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance of
snow showers late in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet late in the evening.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots until early evening...then becoming west 5 to 10 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. Snow showers likely. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
early in the evening. Snow showers likely early in the morning...
then a chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet.


$$

LHZ461-081500-
MAFOR 0810/
HURON NORTH 12547 19557 11637 11627 12620 11707 11807. A
chance of snow showers this evening. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Occasional wave height around 12 feet today. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less. Occasional wave height around 8 feet
tonight. 210508 210609.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...12540 19550 11640 19650
11630 12620 12517. A chance of snow showers today and this
evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Occasional
wave height around 12 feet today. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet tonight. 210609 210710.

$$

DG

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