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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
339 PM EST Wed Dec 13 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 strong clipper system, 29.30 inches, will continue to
drop southeast across the Great Lakes region this afternoon and into
the evening. High pressure, 30.00 inches, then builds in over the
area on Thursday.

LHZ361-140915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
339 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow until early morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then decreasing
to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon. Snow showers.
Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the
late evening and overnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots in the morning becoming
light and variable...then becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots late
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers in the afternoon and evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet until early morning.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers and showers after midnight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-140915-
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-
339 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow until early morning...
then a chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Waves
4 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves
4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow
showers until early morning...then a chance of snow showers early
in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in
the afternoon...then building to 3 to 5 feet late in the evening.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
early in the evening...then becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers and
showers after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-140915-
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-
339 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots late in the evening...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots
after midnight becoming north 15 to 20 knots early in the
morning. Snow. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet in the
late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Snow showers likely in the
morning...then a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of
snow showers early in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots
in the late evening and early morning...then decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow showers
early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming south 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the
afternoon...then building to 3 to 5 feet late in the evening.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers and showers early in the morning. A chance of snow
showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.


$$

LHZ461-140915-
MAFOR 1322/
HURON NORTH 13120 12810 11710 11720 11710. A chance of snow
tonight. A chance of snow showers Thursday afternoon. Waves 2 to
4 feet. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 12227 11127 12827 12727 11720. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 4 to 6 feet. Occasional wave height around 8
feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday. 210103 210204.

$$

JVC

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