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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1005 AM EDT MON OCT 20 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...NORTHERN LAKE HURON CENTERED LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OF
29.70 INCHES WILL CONTINUE TO ADVANCE SOUTHEAST...WITH IT AND ITS
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT CROSSING LAKE HURON AND LAKE ST. CLAIR TODAY
THROUGH TONIGHT. INITIAL AT TIMES GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL QUICKLY
VEER NORTHWEST AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE...WITH WINDS FURTHER VEERING TO
NORTH AND NORTHEAST LATER TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN BUILD INTO THE REGION TUESDAY NIGHT AND LAST THROUGH THE END OF
THE WORK WEEK...BRINGING AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER AND
MAINLY LIGHT WINDS.

LHZ361-202045-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1005 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-202045-
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-
1005 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-202045-
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-
1005 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-202045-
MAFOR 2015/
HURON NORTH 11510 11600 11710 11726 12826 11836 11130. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. 210204 210103.

HURON SOUTH 11526 11516 11606 11716 11826 11816 11826 11836.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
TUESDAY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET TUESDAY
MORNING. 210204 210103.

$$

MSB

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