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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.40 INCHES...OVER NORTHERN
ILLINOIS WILL CONTINUE TO  LIFT NORTHEAST TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS
EVENING. THE SYSTEM WILL CROSS LAKE HURON TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING.  AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.00 INCHES...THEN MOVES IN
BEHIND THE DEPARTING LOW ON SATURDAY.

LHZ361-250915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
944 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOT GALES EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2
TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOT GALES DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING,
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ363-250915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
944 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

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


$$

LHZ362-250915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
944 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
UP TO 35 KNOT GALES EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOT GALES DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
UNTIL AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-250915-
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-
944 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOT GALES DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-250915-
MAFOR 2504/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11226 11216 11516
11620 11630 13640 19650. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AND SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY
EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 8 TO 12 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET SATURDAY.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET
SATURDAY EVENING. 210507 210305.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11419 11516 11520 11520
19550 12630 19650 11640 19650 11630 19650. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET SATURDAY EVENING.
210305 210204.

$$

DG

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