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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
956 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-
956 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SNOW BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 WITH GUSTS TO 20 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR
LESS BY MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


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LHZ362-363-292115-
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-
956 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY
LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE EVENING.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 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 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
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.


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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-
956 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 EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SLEET LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SNOW BY LATE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
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 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.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.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462-292115-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
956 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

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


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LHZ461-292115-
MAFOR 2916/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11517 11717 11730 11740
19750 11742 19752 12842 19852 11832 19852. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING. 210507 210204.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11417 11617 11727
11730 11740 19750 11742 19752 11842 19852 11832 19852. A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING. 210305 210103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

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SF

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