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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
402 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

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...MILD AIR WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM INTO LAKE HURON AND
LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE
NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN
MICHIGAN TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT AT 29.70 INCHES. COLDER AIR WILL
MOVE BACK INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY ON INCREASED NORTHWEST WIND
TRAILING THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM.

LHZ361-142130-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
402 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-142130-
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 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-142130-
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 AM EST SUN DEC 14 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

LHZ461-142130-
MAFOR 1410/
HURON NORTH 13710 11700 11600 11500 11400 11410. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE
TODAY. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2
FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12715 11615 12705 11605 12405. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

$$

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