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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
356 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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 30.00 inches will remain over the region
through Saturday. The next low pressure system will begin working
into the western Great Lakes on Sunday, passing through the Central
Great Lakes as a 29.30 inch low Monday and Monday night.

LHZ361-192115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
356 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to
5 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 15 to 20 knots.
Areas of fog. A chance of snow showers late in the afternoon. A
chance of showers late in the afternoon. Snow showers likely late
in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less building to 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early
morning. Areas of fog early in the morning. Snow showers.
Showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. Snow
showers likely until afternoon...then a chance of snow showers
early in the evening. Freezing spray until early morning. Waves
4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in the late evening and early
morning. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-192115-
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-
356 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until early
morning becoming light and variable. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in
the afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the evening.
Areas of fog. A chance of showers late in the afternoon. Snow
showers likely late in the evening...then showers likely after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
until early evening...then becoming southeast 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning. Gusts to 30 knots. Areas of
fog early in the morning. Snow showers early in the morning.
Showers. Snow showers likely until early morning. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
early afternoon...then becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales until early morning. Snow showers and showers
likely early in the morning...then a chance of showers in the
late morning and early afternoon. A chance of snow showers.
Freezing spray in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-192115-
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-
356 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to
5 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the east late in
the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the
evening. Areas of fog. A chance of showers late in the afternoon.
Showers likely late in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Areas of fog early in the
morning. Showers. Snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
veering to the west with gusts to 30 knots until early morning.
Rain and snow showers likely early in the morning...then a chance
of showers late in the morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-192115-
MAFOR 1910/
HURON NORTH 13510 14520 11620. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3
to 5 feet today. Waves 3 to 5 feet tonight. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 14520 14530. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5
feet today. Waves 3 to 5 feet tonight. 220103.

$$

MR

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