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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 AM EST TUE FEB 2 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 WILL DEEPEN TO 29.30 INCHES AS IT LIFTS
FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THIS MORNING TO NORTHERN MISSOURI BY THIS
EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE...30.40 INCHES...OVER SOUTHERN QUEBEC WILL IN
TURN TRACK INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES TODAY. THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO LAKE MICHIGAN LATE TONIGHT...THEN
TRAVERSE NORTHERN LAKE HURON ON WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-362-022115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
343 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW AND SLEET LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW...SLEET AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-022115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
343 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY LATE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...
SLEET...SNOW AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-022115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
343 AM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...SLEET
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-022115-
MAFOR 0210/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11800 12200 11220
11247 12247 19257 11240 19250. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. 220001.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11100 11200 12210
11246 11246 19256 11236 11330. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND LIGHT
SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 220101.

$$

SS

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