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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
422 AM EDT Fri Oct 13 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...High pressure averaging 30.10 inches will get
pushed eastward today by an approaching frontal boundary which will
settle across the central Great Lakes this afternoon. A low pressure
system organizing over the Central Plains on Friday will then lift
northeast along the frontal boundary this weekend while deepening to
around 29.40 inches by the time it reaches the straits Sunday
morning.

LHZ361-132000-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
422 AM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Patchy drizzle early in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. A chance of showers until early
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
becoming west to 30 knots with gusts to 45 knot gales late in the
morning...then becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
45 knot gales late in the afternoon decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening. Showers until late afternoon...then a chance
of showers early in the afternoon. Waves nearly calm.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the west until
early evening...then becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the
late evening and early morning. Waves nearly calm.
.TUESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. Waves nearly calm.


$$

LHZ362-363-132000-
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-
422 AM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. A chance of showers in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
in the late evening and overnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of
showers in the morning. Rain showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming south 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales after midnight. Showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
7 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots late in the morning...then veering to the west late in
the afternoon becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots late in the
evening. Gusts to 45 knot gales decreasing to 35 knot gales late
in the evening. Showers early in the morning. A chance of showers
early in the morning. Waves nearly calm.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then backing
to the southwest early in the evening increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves nearly
calm.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves nearly
calm.


$$

LHZ462>464-132000-
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-
422 AM EDT Fri Oct 13 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Patchy drizzle in the morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots late in the evening...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. A chance of showers after midnight. Rain showers
likely early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
early in the afternoon. Showers. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots late in the morning...then veering to the west late in
the afternoon becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots late in the
evening. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Showers until late afternoon...
then a chance of showers early in the afternoon. Waves nearly
calm.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves nearly
calm.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves nearly
calm.


$$

LHZ461-131400-
MAFOR 1309/
HURON NORTH 11500 14510 12600 11700. A chance of showers and
patchy drizzle this morning. A chance of showers tonight. Waves 3
to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet
tonight. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 15510 12610. A chance of showers and patchy drizzle
this morning. A chance of showers overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.
210305 210204.

$$

CB

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