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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
952 PM 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 29.70 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 before another low
pressure tracks just north of Lake Huron on Sunday.

LHZ361-362-090915-
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-
952 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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


$$

LHZ363-462-090915-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
952 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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


$$

LHZ463-464-090915-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
952 PM EST Fri Dec 8 2017

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


$$

LHZ461-090915-
MAFOR 0904/
HURON NORTH 11600 11300 11217 11117 11127 13820. A chance of
snow showers late this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet Saturday. Waves 3 to 5
feet Saturday evening. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11510 11517 11407 11507 11517 11727 11837
11830. Waves 2 to 4 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet Saturday. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet Saturday evening. 220204.

$$

MR

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