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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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...MODERATE SOUTH WIND WILL BRING MILD AIR INTO LAKE HURON
AND LOWER MICHIGAN FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THIS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF
LOW PRESSURE THAT WILL REACH THE WEST END OF LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT
AT 29.50 INCHES. IT WILL THEN DRIFT EASTWARD AND STALL OVER LAKE
HURON MONDAY AND TUESDAY RESULTING IN LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND
CONDITIONS UNTIL WEDNESDAY WHEN THE WIND WILL INCREASE FROM THE
NORTHWEST AS THE SYSTEM EXITS THE GREAT LAKES. THIS WILL BRING
ARCTIC AIR INTO THE REGION FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-072115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-072115-
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-
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-072115-
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-
353 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-072115-
MAFOR 0710/
HURON NORTH 11410 11420 13427 11420 11410 11400. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 15420 11410 11407. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON
TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 220305.

$$

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