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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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...LOW PRESSURE...AROUND 29.50 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM
UPPER MICHIGAN OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY AND STALL
THROUGH TUESDAY. THE LOW BEING OVERHEAD WILL LEAD TO LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WIND WITH INCREASING SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.
THE WIND WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTH TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
AS THE SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD LAKE ONTARIO. EXPECT BUILDING WAVES AND
NUMEROUS SNOW SQUALLS AS ARCTIC AIR MOVES IN FOR THE SECOND HALF OF
THE WEEK.

LHZ361-082115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-082115-
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 MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-082115-
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 MON FEB 8 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-082115-
MAFOR 0810/
HURON NORTH 11400 11300 11200 13107 12207. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12406 11407 11507 11807 11107 12207. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS LATE TODAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

$$

BT

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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