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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
351 PM EST FRI JAN 23 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 WILL TRACK FROM ONTARIO TO QUEBEC
TONIGHT...DEEPENING TO 29.30 INCHES. THE PASSAGE OF THIS SYSTEM TO
OUR NORTH WILL PUSH A VERY WEAK COLD FRONT INTO CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
TONIGHT...BUT DO LITTLE MORE THAN BRING SNOW SHOWERS TO LAKE HURON.
A SECOND...STRONGER...COLD FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH THE AREA
LATE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
DIVES WEST OF THE GREAT LAKES AND ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
351 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. DRIZZLE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-240915-
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-
351 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

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


$$

LHZ462>464-240915-
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-
351 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH 13530 11620 12610 11615 11625. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SATURDAY. 220508.

HURON SOUTH 12530 12520 11510 11610 12615. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET SATURDAY. 210406 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

HLO

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