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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
331 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

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 cold front extending from low pressure centered over
Hudson Bay will slowly move southeast across central Canada today.
Low pressure, 29.50 inches, will develop along the front over Lake
Superior tonight and help sustain mild southwest wind over marine
areas through Thursday. The low will move east and pull the cold
front through the Great Lakes Thursday night followed by moderate
northwest wind Friday. High pressure returns briefly Friday night
and Saturday.

LHZ361-142115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
331 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until late afternoon
becoming light and variable.
.TONIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon...then becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots early in the evening becoming
southwest 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and early morning.
Snow showers likely in the evening.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
until early morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ362-363-142115-
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-
331 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Areas of drizzle in the
late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. A chance of showers until early morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
morning...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon
becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the evening. Waves 5 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the evening. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of
snow showers in the evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots early in the evening...then becoming south 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet in the late morning and early afternoon...then building to
2 to 4 feet early in the evening building to 4 to 6 feet in the
late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-142115-
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-
331 AM EST Wed Feb 14 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots early
in the morning. Areas of drizzle in the late evening and
overnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the west
in the late evening and early morning...then becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of showers in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ461-142115-
MAFOR 1410/
HURON NORTH 16410. 22MMMM.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

HURON SOUTH 11520 11510 13420 13425. Areas of drizzle tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet. 220103.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

JVC

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