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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
942 AM EST SUN FEB 26 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 MOVING THROUGH LAKE SUPERIOR...29.60
INCHES...WILL COMBINE WITH BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHEAST
STATES...30.30 INCHES...TO PRODUCE STRONG SOUTHWEST WIND OVER LAKE
HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN TODAY. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL
SETTLE OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND DISSIPATE IN FAVOR OF WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE BY MONDAY. MILDER AIR WILL THEN RETURN MONDAY AND TUESDAY
ON LIGHT SOUTH WIND BEFORE THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ARRIVES
WEDNESDAY. COLDER AIR AND MODERATE NORTHERLY WIND IS EXPECTED TO
FOLLOW FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-262100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
942 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ362-363-262100-
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-
942 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN, THEN RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN UNTIL EARLY
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
FREEZING SPRAY UNTIL AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-262100-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
942 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BACKING TO
THE SOUTH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. RAIN LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
RAIN, SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-262100-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
942 AM EST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN DECREASING
TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN. SNOW LIKELY
IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-262100-
MAFOR 2616/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12530 12530 19550 11630
19650 12620 11600. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
220406.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14530 19550 11530 19550
11620 11610 11500. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10
FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET MONDAY MORNING. 210305 210406.

$$

HLO

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