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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1000 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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...29.50 INCHES...WILL CONTINUE TO INFLUENCE
THE GREAT LAKES REGION THROUGHOUT THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN FAIRLY CONSISTENT AT 29.50 INCHES FOR
THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK...BEFORE A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM...29.20 INCHES...MOVES IN FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO
MICHIGAN BY WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-220900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1000 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLEET IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-220900-
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-
1000 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SLEET EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN EARLY...THEN SNOW AND
RAIN LIKELY EARLY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-220900-
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-
1000 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE.
WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND
SNOW LIKELY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-220900-
MAFOR 2204/
HURON NORTH 11214 13204 12200 12210. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 11314 11414 11404 11304 11300 13200. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SUNDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

$$

DG

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