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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 PM EST TUE FEB 14 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...WILL PUSH EAST OF LAKE
SUPERIOR INTO QUEBEC TONIGHT. AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES EAST...A
MODERATE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL FORM BEHIND THE LOW...ALLOWING
WIND GUSTS TO PEAK BETWEEN 30 - 35 KTS OVER LAKE HURON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE...29.90...WILL THEN START TO PUSH OVER
THE GREAT LAKES REGION THURSDAY...AND WILL TAKE HOLD HEADING INTO
THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-150915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1000 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-462-150915-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1000 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ463-464-150915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1000 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-150915-
MAFOR 1504/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11737 12730 19750 14730
11720. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220406.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11620 12740 19750 11730
19750 14730. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
12 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 9 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING. 210204 210609.

$$

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