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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
350 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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 ridge of high pressure averaging 30.00 inches will
remain in place across the Great Lakes region through Saturday.
Breezy southwesterly flow 20 to 30 knots will however be likely
during this time frame. The next system is expected to move in
early next week as low pressure averaging 29.30 inches pushes
northeast from western Iowa into the U.P. late Sunday through
early Tuesday.

LHZ361-190930-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
350 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less in the late evening and overnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east late in
the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the
afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
late in the evening. Areas of fog. A chance of snow showers late
in the afternoon. Snow showers late in the evening. Waves 2 feet
or less building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots. Areas of fog early in the
morning. Showers. Snow showers. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in the evening...then
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of showers early in the
morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-190930-
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-
350 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and
overnight.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in
the afternoon increasing to 15 to 20 knots late in the evening.
Areas of fog. A chance of snow showers and showers late in the
afternoon. Snow showers and showers late in the evening. Waves
2 feet or less building to 4 to 6 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots.
Areas of fog early in the morning. Snow showers early in the
morning. Showers...then a chance of showers after midnight. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales until
early morning. A chance of showers early in the morning. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-190930-
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-
350 PM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in
the evening. Areas of fog. A chance of showers late in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the evening...then
rain and snow showers late in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Areas of fog early in the morning. Snow showers early in the
morning. Showers...then a chance of rain and snow showers after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots early in the evening...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late evening and early morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A
chance of showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-190930-
MAFOR 1822/
HURON NORTH 12510 12610 13510 11520. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 13520 11510 14520. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3
to 5 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Friday. 220204.

$$

BT

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