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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1002 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

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...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.40 INCHES...OVER MISSOURI
WILL LIFT NORTHEAST TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THIS EVENING. IT WILL
CONTINUE NORTHEAST CROSSING LAKE HURON TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. LOW PRESSURE WILL LINGER THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE THE
NORTHERN EXTENT OF AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.00
INCHES...DRIFTS ACROSS THE REGION.

LHZ361-242100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
1002 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
SHOWERS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ363-242100-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
1002 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ362-242100-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
1002 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN
LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY. SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ462>464-242100-
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-
1002 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIDESPREAD FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIDESPREAD FOG EARLY IN THE EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF SLEET IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
UNTIL AFTERNOON. RAIN. SNOW UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ461-242100-
MAFOR 2416/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11237 12246 19256 11246
11226 11216 11516 11620. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET SATURDAY MORNING. 210508 210609.

HURON SOUTH 13229 11329 11419 11516 11526 11520. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET
SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING. 220507.

$$

MR

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