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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
359 PM EST SUN NOV 23 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...A LARGE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL LIFT
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT AND
MONDAY...DEEPENING TO 28.80 INCHES. THE PASSAGE OF THIS SYSTEM
THROUGH THE REGION WILL PUSH A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND ALLOW VERY STRONG WINDS TO
DEVELOP OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
DIMINISH TUESDAY AS THE LOW LIFTS NORTHEAST AND WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE OHIO VALLEY.

LHZ361-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
359 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
359 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12
FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS EARLY.
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
359 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 40 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
359 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
45 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH STORM FORCE
GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

&&STORM

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH 11426 11326 12336 11446 11436 12546 19556. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET MONDAY.
220406.

HURON SOUTH 12326 11336 11346 11446 11436 11446 19456
11456. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET MONDAY. 220305.

$$

HLO

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