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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
354 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-
354 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. SHOWERS 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 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
AFTERNOON, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE 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 KNOTS 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 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

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

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL 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 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 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. 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 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL 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
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

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

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

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 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 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS 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 KNOTS 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 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL 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 BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 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-
354 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL 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 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. 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. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 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 1 TO 3 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 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL 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 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-250915-
MAFOR 2422/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12246 19256 11226 11216
11516 11620 11630 11640 19650. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET SATURDAY. 220609.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11229 11329 11419
11516 11526 11520 19550 12630 19650. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
SATURDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET SATURDAY.
220406.

$$

MR

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