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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

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...LOW PRESSURE...29.40 INCHES...OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS
TONIGHT WILL DEEPEN AS IT APPROACHES THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES ON
TUESDAY. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL SETUP ACROSS THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES ON TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING BY WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW
PRESSURE...29.10 INCHES...MOVES NORTHWARD ACROSS ONTARIO AND WEAK
RIDGING BUILDS INTO THE REGION.

LHZ361-100915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
943 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY THIS EVENING. SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING WEST AT 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY
MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 14 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. 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 IN
THE EVENING INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
BACKING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 FEET OR LESS LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-100915-
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-
943 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. SNOW. A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN BY AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH AT 35 KNOT GALES VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45
KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES 12 TO
16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST...
THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-100915-
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-
943 PM EST MON JAN 9 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES.
SNOW... FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IN THE MORNING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET BY AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES IN THE MORNING. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST AT 35 KNOT GALES BECOMING WEST TO 30
KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 10 TO 14
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...
THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-100915-
MAFOR 1004/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12427 14437 11447 19457
11546 19556. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
EVENING.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11427 11437 13447 19457
11446 19456 11456 11550. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
LIGHT SLEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN
AND LIGHT SLEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET TUESDAY
AND TUESDAY EVENING.

$$

SC

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