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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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...A WEAK TROUGH OVER LAKE HURON WILL DEEPEN TO 30.30
INCHES LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WORKS
ACROSS THE AREA. A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.60
INCHES...WILL THEN TRACK ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES LATE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY.

LHZ361-100900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY THIS EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-100900-
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-
345 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-100900-
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-
345 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-100300-
MAFOR 0922/
HURON NORTH 11710 11800 11807 11707 11607 12617 11620.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SATURDAY. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11717 11707 11717 12627 13620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SATURDAY. 220203.

$$

MR

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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