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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
934 PM EST SUN FEB 22 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...ARCTIC AIR WILL OVERSPREAD LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN
TONIGHT. 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. THIS SYSTEM IS PROJECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH FOR POTENTIAL SOUTHWEST GALES TUESDAY. NORTHWEST WIND WILL
DIMINISH BUT BRING MORE ARCTIC AIR INTO THE REGION FOR THE SECOND
HALF OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-230915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
934 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ362-363-230915-
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-
934 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY BY AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ462>464-230915-
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-
934 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. SNOW LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

LHZ461-230915-
MAFOR 2304/
HURON NORTH 11730 11720 14610 11510 11520. A CHANCE OF SNOW
MONDAY. 22MMMM.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

HURON SOUTH 11720 11710 13600 11610 11510 11520. 22MMMM.

WAVES OMITTED DUE TO ICE COVERAGE.

$$

DG

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