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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
957 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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 DRIFT EAST OF
THE LOCAL REGION TONIGHT AS STRONG LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE
CENTRAL PLAINS. WINDS WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM AS IT
MOVES INTO THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...AVERAGING 29.40 INCHES.
THE LOW WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN MICHIGAN AND INTO CANADA
TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH COLDER AIR FOLLOWING FOR THE END
OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-362-020930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
957 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
AND SLEET LIKELY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN A RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-020930-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
957 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN...SNOW
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-020930-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
957 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY...A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND SLEET LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-020930-
MAFOR 0204/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11700 12800 11200
11300 11227 11237 11247 19257. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT AND
TUESDAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 14
FEET TUESDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11800 12100 11200 11310 11226 12236. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND LIGHT SLEET TUESDAY AND TUESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3
FEET OVERNIGHT AND TUESDAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TUESDAY EVENING. 220103.

$$

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