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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EST TUE NOV 18 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL EXPAND
ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY TODAY...LEADING TO HIGH END GALES INTO
TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.60 INCHES...IS THEN FORECAST TO
TRACK THROUGH THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY WHILE EXTENDING
SOUTH INTO THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-182115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN
INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-182115-
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-
938 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY...THEN 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 11 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-182115-
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 TUE NOV 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-182115-
MAFOR 1816/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12657 12650 11640 19650
11630 19650 12537. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 17
FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 14 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. 220912.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11550 13650 11640 19650
11530 12537. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12
FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 14 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. 220811.

$$

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