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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
947 PM EST TUE DEC 16 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 29.70 INCHES...OVER THE EASTERN
GREAT LAKES WILL TRACK TOWARD THE NORTH ATLANTIC STATES BY
WEDNESDAY. A LINGERING SURFACE TROUGH WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE CENTRAL
GREAT LAKES THROUGH WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30
INCHES...WILL THEN BE IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-170930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
947 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-170930-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
947 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.  WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST LATE...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ363-170930-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
947 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
NORTHWEST...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ462>464-170930-
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-
947 PM EST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE WEST LATE.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ461-170930-
MAFOR 1704/
HURON NORTH 11817 11717 11727 14737 11720. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8
FEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11616 11627 13637 12627 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220103.

$$

MR

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