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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
958 PM EST THU JAN 12 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...STRONG TO GALE FORCE WIND WILL DEVELOP OVER THE OPEN
WATERS OF NORTHERN LAKE HURON TONIGHT AS ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE
SURGES INTO THE REGION. THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD AND PUSH
TO THE EAST...BECOMING CENTERED OVER THE GREAT LAKES REGION THIS
WEEKEND.

LHZ361-362-130915-
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-
958 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...THEN
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-130915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
958 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. A CHANCE
OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-130915-
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-
958 PM EST THU JAN 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE WEST BY MID
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-130915-
MAFOR 1304/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12640 19650 11730 19750
11720 11710 12700 11600. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2
FEET OR LESS. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET FRIDAY
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY EVENING. 220609.

HURON SOUTH 11630 11730 12720 12710 11800 11100. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
8 FEET FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS FRIDAY EVENING.
220507.

$$

BT

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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