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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EST FRI NOV 21 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.50 INCHES...WILL BUILD FROM
THE OHIO VALLEY TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH TONIGHT.  CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES WILL REMAIN BETWEEN THIS HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40
INCHES TRACKING ACROSS CENTRAL ONTARIO ON SATURDAY.  A STRENGTHENING
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN LIFT NORTHEAST AND INTO THE GREAT
LAKES SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-212115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
355 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST. SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ362-363-212115-
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-
355 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO
10 TO 14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ462-463-212115-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
355 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ464-212115-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
355 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

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


$$

LHZ461-212115-
MAFOR 2110/
HURON NORTH 11630 12620 11520 12530 12540 19550. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6
FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET TONIGHT. 210406 210305.

HURON SOUTH 11720 11620 11610 11620 11520 13530. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 210406 210305.

$$

MR

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