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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
956 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL
BUILD INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AND HOLD OVERHEAD THURSDAY. A LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN DEEPEN AS IT DROPS THROUGH THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PULLING A STRONG COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS MAY DEVELOP BEHIND
THE FRONT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTICULARLY OVER LAKE
HURON.

LHZ361-300815-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
956 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-300815-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
956 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS.
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO
14 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-300815-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
956 PM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO
12 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-300815-
MAFOR 3003/
HURON NORTH 11720 12710 11700 12600 11500 11506. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS LATE THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 11720 12710 12700 11600 12500. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS THURSDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING.
220305.

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