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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
649 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

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...28.90 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM EASTERN
ONTARIO INTO QUEBEC BY THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL EXPAND
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...IS
FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...DRIVING A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO
EASTERN CANADA.

LHZ361-362-252115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
649 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-252115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
649 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-252115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
649 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-252115-
MAFOR 2513 AMD/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...13630 11530 13520. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 11 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. 210609 210508.

HURON SOUTH 13630 13520 11510. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3
TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. 220508.

$$

DG

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