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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
356 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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...29.80 INCHES...OVER EAST-CENTRAL ONTARIO
WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK EAST TOWARDS THE EAST COAST TONIGHT. THIS
WILL ALLOW STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.60 INCHES...TO
BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

LHZ361-130900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ363-130900-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
20 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
BY LATE EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-130900-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
BY LATE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY
LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ462>464-130900-
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-
356 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER
MIDNIGHT. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-130300-
MAFOR 1222/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11742 19752 11832 19852 11837
13827 12727. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6
FEET SATURDAY. 220508.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12757 11747 19767 11847
19857 14737. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
17 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 11 FEET SATURDAY. 221014.

$$

HLO

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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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