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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1005 PM EST WED JAN 11 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 WILL MOVE THROUGH LOWER MICHIGAN AND
SOUTHERN LAKE HURON DURING THE NIGHT AND ALLOW THE ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT TO SETTLE SOUTH OF LAKE ERIE THURSDAY MORNING. THE END OF
THE WEEK AND WEEKEND WILL BE DOMINATED BY A VERY STRONG HIGH
PRESSURE SYSTEM...30.90 INCHES...THAT WILL PUSH DIRECTLY ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-120930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1005 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-120930-
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-
1005 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND SNOW WITH A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE WEST LATE.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-120930-
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-
1005 PM EST WED JAN 11 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. AREAS OF
FOG. RAIN AND SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
FREEZING RAIN IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-120930-
MAFOR 1204/
HURON NORTH 11817 13810 11800 11700 11620 11640. A CHANCE OF
SNOW TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THURSDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.
220103.

HURON SOUTH 11817 11827 11813 12810 11700 11610 11630. RAIN AND
SNOW WITH A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 220204.

$$

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