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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
928 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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...A trough of low pressure, 29.80 inches, will track east
of Lake Huron by Sunday morning. High pressure, 30.40 inches, will
move from the Ohio Valley Sunday morning to the Mid Atlantic Sunday
evening. A warm front is forecast lift north across the Great Lakes
on Monday. A slow moving cold front will then push into the western
Great Lakes Monday night, slowly crossing the region Tuesday into
Wednesday.

LHZ361-180915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
928 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Numerous snow
showers this evening...then scattered snow showers after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south early in
the afternoon...then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in
the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning becoming
light and variable...then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots early
in the afternoon. Showers likely and a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers early in the evening. Showers until early morning.
Freezing rain in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening. A chance of freezing rain. Showers. Snow
showers likely late in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or
less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ362-363-180915-
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-
928 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Periods of snow showers in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the afternoon becoming south 15 to 20 knots with gusts
to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then
building to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of showers in the
morning. A chance of snow showers. Showers in the afternoon.
Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers. Freezing
rain likely after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then veering to the southwest
late in the evening. A chance of freezing rain. Showers. Snow
showers likely late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet late in the morning...then building to 2 to 4 feet
late in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the southeast in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-180915-
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-
928 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Numerous snow showers this
evening...then scattered snow showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales in the
late evening and early morning...then decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow showers early
in the morning. A chance of showers in the morning. Showers in
the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Showers. A chance of thunderstorms...then snow showers
likely after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers early
in the morning. Showers early in the morning. A chance of snow
showers in the late morning and early afternoon.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ461-180915-
MAFOR 1804/
HURON NORTH 11627 12610 11600 11500 11420 11430 11430
19450. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 2 feet or less building
to 2 to 4 feet Sunday. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet Sunday evening. 220103.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

HURON SOUTH 11617 12610 11600 11500 11410 11420 11430
19450. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight and Sunday. Waves 3 to 5 feet
Sunday evening. 220103.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

SC

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