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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
931 AM EST Fri Dec 8 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 of 29.60 inches will track across Lake
Michigan Tonight and through southern Lower Michigan tomorrow. A
ridge of high pressure...averaging 29.90 inches...will then move
into the central Great Lakes Saturday night, with another low
pressure tracking just north of Lake Huron on Sunday.

LHZ361-362-082115-
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-
931 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west
15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 30 knots. Snow
showers likely in the late morning and early afternoon... then a
chance of snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening...then becoming west 10 to 15 knots after
midnight. A chance of snow showers until early morning...then
snow showers likely early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Snow showers in the morning...then a chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
7 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east in the
late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the evening becoming north 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers.
Snow showers likely in the evening...then a chance of snow
showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then building to
3 to 5 feet early in the evening building to 5 to 7 feet in the
late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ363-462-082115-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
931 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35
knot gales. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening...then snow
showers likely after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
2 to 4 feet early in the morning. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to 30 knots early in the afternoon. Snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A
chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon
becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest in
the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the evening becoming north 15 to 20 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning...then snow showers likely. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and early
afternoon...then building to 2 to 4 feet early in the evening
building to 5 to 7 feet in the late evening and early morning.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 20 to 25 knots early in the evening becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning.
Gusts to 30 knots. Snow showers likely early in the morning...
then a chance of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ463-464-082115-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
931 AM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots. A chance of snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west
early in the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow
showers early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning...then
snow showers likely. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
until early evening...then building to 3 to 5 feet in the late
evening and early morning.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in
the evening...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots in the late evening and early morning. Snow showers
likely early in the morning...then a chance of snow showers.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ461-082115-
MAFOR 0816/
HURON NORTH 11637 11647 19657 12620 11707 11807 11117
11127. A chance of snow showers this evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Occasional wave height around 9 feet this afternoon. Waves 4 to 6
feet subsiding to 2 feet or less. Occasional wave height around 8
feet tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet Saturday morning. 220508.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11540 19550 11630 19650
12620 12517 11507 11517. A chance of snow showers this
afternoon and evening. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet this afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1
to 3 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Saturday morning. 210710
210609.

$$

SC

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