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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
402 PM EST Fri Jan 12 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 low pressure system , 29.60 inches, will continue to
track off towards the East Coast this afternoon. NNW gales are
expected to also continue through tonight. An arctic high pressure
system, 30.70 inches, will drift into western portions of the Great
Lakes region by Saturday morning. This high will then drift off
towards the east through Sunday.

LHZ361-130900-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
402 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming east 15 to 20 knots
late in the evening. Snow showers likely...then a chance of snow
showers early in the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots until early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet until early morning.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet until early
morning.


$$

LHZ362-363-130900-
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-
402 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots
in the late evening and overnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Heavy
freezing spray. A chance of snow showers early in the morning.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Heavy
freezing spray until late afternoon. A chance of snow showers in
the late morning and early afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet
subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet early in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 30 knots. Freezing spray after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
morning...then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the
afternoon becoming east 5 to 10 knots late in the evening.
Freezing spray until late afternoon. Snow showers likely. A
chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-130900-
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-
402 PM EST Fri Jan 12 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales.
Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow in the evening. A chance
of snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Freezing spray
early in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Snow showers
likely...then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the evening. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the northwest
until early morning. A chance of snow showers early in the
morning...then snow showers likely in the afternoon. A chance of
snow showers until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ461-130300-
MAFOR 1222/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...12830 13820 12810
11710. Waves 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Saturday.
220305.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...13842 19852 12832 19852
11832 11820 11720. A chance of snow showers Saturday. Waves 8
to 12 feet. Occasional wave height around 15 feet tonight. Waves
6 to 9 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet Saturday. 210912 210811.

$$

CB

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