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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EST SAT DEC 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...WILL HOLD
OVER THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WITH A TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE TRACKING ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES BY MONDAY
MORNING. A BROADER AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP OVER
THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY MONDAY NIGHT AND LOOKS TO IMPACT THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH MID WEEK.

LHZ361-362-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
343 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
343 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-210915-
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-
343 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...THEN SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-210915-
MAFOR 2022/
HURON NORTH 15500 11500 11400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

HURON SOUTH 11700 13600 13500 11400. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220001.

$$

DRK

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