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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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...LOW PRESSURE...29.40 INCHES...OVER WESTERN ONTARIO WILL
WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS INTO NORTHERN QUEBEC TODAY. SEVERAL WEAK WAVES
ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW WILL TRANSIT THOUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION
THROUGH FRIDAY...GENERATING GUSTY WEST WINDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK.

LHZ361-072100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE...BECOMING
SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW...THEN SNOW
LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW
LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-072100-
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-
345 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE
OF RAIN BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE EVENING...THEN SNOW LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-072100-
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-
345 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY...
THEN 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE...THEN SNOW LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. SNOW LIKELY LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-072100-
MAFOR 0710/
HURON NORTH 11630 14530 11530 12630. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET. 210507 210406.

HURON SOUTH 11630 14530 11530 12630. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET. 220508.

$$

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