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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
955 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

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...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN FROM 29.50 TO
29.30 INCHES AS IT MOVES FROM LOWER MICHIGAN INTO SOUTHERN QUEBEC
TONIGHT. COOLER AIR WILL MOVE IN TONIGHT ON THE BACK SIDE OF
THIS SYSTEM. HIGH PRESSURE AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES WILL BRIEFLY
BUILD INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES MONDAY BEFORE EASTERLY WINDS
INCREASE TUESDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO
THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.

LHZ361-010930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
955 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW AND
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-010930-
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-
955 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ462>464-010930-
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-
955 PM EST SUN JAN 31 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-010930-
MAFOR 0104/
HURON NORTH 12726 13720 13710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET MONDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY
EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12726 11720 12610 11710 12700. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET MONDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
MONDAY EVENING. 210204 210406.

$$

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