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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 AM 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...30.10 INCHES...WILL MOVE OVER
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.90 INCHES WILL
TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN LAKE HURON FRIDAY MORNING...DRAGGING AN ARCTIC
FRONT THROUGH THE REGION. NORTHERLY GALES APPEAR LIKELY FRIDAY
AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY NIGHT OVER MUCH OF LAKE HURON.

LHZ361-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-292015-
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-
359 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ463-464-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
359 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.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 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-292015-
MAFOR 2909/
HURON NORTH 14630 12730 11720 11710. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. 220406.

HURON SOUTH 11520 14620 12720 11710. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET. 220305.

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