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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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...LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL MOVE TO LOWER
MICHIGAN BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE LOW WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE SETTLING INTO NEW ENGLAND
ON FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE...30.60 INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO THE GREAT
LAKES FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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


$$

LHZ362-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN VEERING
TO THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. SNOW IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST BY
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. SNOW IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES WITH GUSTS TO
45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN
THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ463-464-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. SNOW AND SLEET
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE EVENING.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-292115-
MAFOR 2910/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11430 11437 11527
11727 11730 11740 19750 12752. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE TODAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET
TONIGHT. 220508.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11431 11437 11427
11617 11720 11740 19750 11740 19760 11742 19762. A CHANCE OF
SNOW LATE TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT.
220507.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

JVC

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