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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
411 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

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...LOW PRESSURE...29.40 INCHES...OVER SOUTHERN QUEBEC
THIS MORNING WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES BY THIS
EVENING. WHILE THE LOW PULLS OFF TO THE EAST AN AREA OF HIGH
PRESSURE...30.30 INCHES...WILL START BUILDING INTO THE GREAT LAKES
FOR SATURDAY. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN SWING THROUGH
ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-022100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
411 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-022100-
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-
411 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-022100-
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-
411 AM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-021500-
MAFOR 0210/
HURON NORTH 11736 11730 11720 12730 12720 11710. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET TONIGHT. 220609.

HURON SOUTH 13630 13730 12720. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS TODAY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. 220406.

$$

CB

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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