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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
342 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 TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. 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.

LHZ361-150900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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. 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 AREASS.

$$

LHZ362-363-150900-
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-
342 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 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 SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 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 AREASS.

$$

LHZ462-150900-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

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

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FEET. 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. 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 SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ463-464-150900-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
342 PM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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.


$$

LHZ461-150300-
MAFOR 1422/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12627 11737 12730 19750
13730. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5
TO 7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET WEDNESDAY. 210204
210305.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11617 11627 11620 12740
19750 11730 19750 12730. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET WEDNESDAY. 220204.

$$

DG

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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