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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EST WED DEC 17 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...AVERAGING 29.70 INCHES...OVER THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES WILL TRACK TOWARD THE NORTH ATLANTIC STATES TODAY. A
LINGERING SURFACE TROUGH WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES
TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...WILL THEN BE IN
PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-172115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-172115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ363-172115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
938 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY BY
LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-172115-
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-
938 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-172115-
MAFOR 1716/
HURON NORTH 12737 11730 14720 11810. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 220507.

HURON SOUTH 11640 12630 14720 11710. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THURSDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY
MORNING. 220507.

$$

SS

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