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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

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...30.40...WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS
THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. STRONG LOW
PRESSURE...28.90...SITUATED OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS SUNDAY
NIGHT...WILL PUSH INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS BY MONDAY NIGHT. THIS
SYSTEM WILL THEN DRIFT EAST THROUGHOUT THE WEEK...WEAKENING TO 29.50
INCHES AS IT ARRIVES OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES BY THURSDAY.

LHZ361-270900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
955 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. RAIN. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF
RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-270900-
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-
955 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES OVERNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
RAIN LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-270900-
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-
955 PM EST SAT NOV 26 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES LATE. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-270900-
MAFOR 2704/
HURON NORTH 13600 11500 13400 11310. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220002.

HURON SOUTH 11700 12600 11500 13400 11410. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS. 220002.

$$

CB

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