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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EST SAT FEB 21 2015

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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES...WILL MERGE
WITH ANOTHER WEAK LOW IN THE OHIO VALLEY AND PRODUCE LIGHT SNOW
TODAY. BOTH WILL ALSO PULL ANOTHER ARCTIC COLD FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION SUNDAY THAT COULD PRODUCE GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS OVER THE
NORTH HALF OF LAKE HURON. COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE QUICKLY
THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES MONDAY IN ADVANCE OF A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM EXPECTED TO ARRIVE FROM NORTHERN ONTARIO TUESDAY.

LHZ361-362-212115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EST SAT FEB 21 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY LATE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE...THEN 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ363-212115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
938 AM EST SAT FEB 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ462>464-212115-
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-
938 AM EST SAT FEB 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ461-212115-
MAFOR 2116/
HURON NORTH 13400 11500 11620 11710 11720 11730. A CHANCE OF
SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220001.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 11500 11700 12100 12600 11710 11720. A CHANCE OF
SNOW THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. 22MMMM.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

JVC

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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