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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
346 PM EST WED FEB 3 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.40 INCHES...WILL
SLOWLY BEGIN TO BUILD INTO THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THIS HIGH
WILL REMAIN OVER THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH SATURDAY. A WEAK
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 30.20 INCHES IS FORECASTED TO TRACK ACROSS
THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON FRIDAY AND WILL QUICKLY BE FOLLOWED BY
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF 29.90 INCHES ON SATURDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE BRIEFLY BUILDS BACK IN TO THE GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY BEFORE
THE NEXT MAJOR SYSTEM ARRIVES EARLY NEXT WEEK.

LHZ361-040930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
346 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-040930-
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-
346 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462-040930-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
346 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE...
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-040930-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
346 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-040930-
MAFOR 0322/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11630 11640 19650 12730
12720 11710 11700. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. SCATTERED
FLURRIES EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET THURSDAY. 210406 210508.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11540 19550 11640 19650
11630 11620 11720 11710 11610 11600. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED FLURRIES
LATE THURSDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY. 220609.

$$

MR

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