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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1005 PM EST TUE JAN 10 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 WILL MOVE RAPIDLY INTO QUEBEC TONIGHT AND
LEAVE STRONG WESTERLY GALES BEHIND THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH WEDNESDAY AS WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE REGION.

LHZ361-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1005 PM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 35 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO
45 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
1005 PM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST AT 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW...RAIN...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ363-462-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1005 PM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST AT 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. STORM FORCE GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN...SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN...
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN
THE EVENING BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ463-464-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
1005 PM EST TUE JAN 10 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AT
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DECREASING TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS
TO 45 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. RAIN...FREEZING RAIN
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-110915-
MAFOR 1104/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 11650 11640 19660
11530 11420 11430 11437 11607. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 5 TO 7
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

HURON SOUTH...STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 19570 11650 19670
11650 11530 11430 11440 11446 11436. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING.

$$

BT

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