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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
944 PM EDT FRI OCT 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 29.40 INCHES WILL QUICKLY SHIFT
INTO QUEBEC TONIGHT.  HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.20 INCHES WILL THEN BUILD
INTO THE REGION THROUGH THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND.  THE NEXT
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN ON MONDAY.

LHZ361-180800-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
944 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST
LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-180800-
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-
944 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTH TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-180800-
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-
944 PM EDT FRI OCT 17 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT SATURDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY LATE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-180800-
MAFOR 1803/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11736 11746 14840 12830. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY
MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET SATURDAY
EVENING. 210507 210609.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12736 13740 13830. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS SATURDAY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY EVENING. 210305 210508.

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