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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.40 INCHES...WILL
SLOWLY BEGIN TO BUILD INTO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THIS HIGH
WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.20 INCHES IS FORECASTED TO TRACK ACROSS
THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AND WILL QUICKLY BE FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.90 INCHES ON SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BRIEFLY BUILDS BACK IN TO THE GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY BEFORE
THE NEXT MAJOR SYSTEM ARRIVES EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LHZ361-040900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-040900-
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-
943 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-040900-
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-
943 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-040900-
MAFOR 0404/
HURON NORTH 12730 12720 11710 12700 11600. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED FLURRIES EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET
THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING. 220508.

HURON SOUTH 11630 11620 11720 11710 11610 11600 12610. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED FLURRIES THURSDAY. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 220507.

$$

DG

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