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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
645 AM EST FRI DEC 26 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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES TODAY.  THIS WILL SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA.  A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-362-262115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
645 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-462-262115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
645 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ463-464-262115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
645 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-262115-
MAFOR 2610/
HURON NORTH 14510 11510 11515 12505. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. 210204 210103.

HURON SOUTH 11510 11410 13510 11515 12505. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220103.

$$

MR

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