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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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...A RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE AT 30.30 INCHES WILL
BUILD INTO THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GREAT LAKES FROM THE NORTHEAST BY
THIS EVENING. A CLIPPER WILL ARRIVE OVER PORTIONS OF WISCONSIN AND
LAKE MICHIGAN ON THURSDAY.

LHZ361-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-272115-
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-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
BY LATE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 40 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW BY LATE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462>464-272115-
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-
348 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-272115-
MAFOR 2710/
HURON NORTH 12120 11110 14810 11700. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 210103 210204.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 13120 12820 12810 11800. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. 210103
210204.

$$

JVC

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