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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
349 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE AREA
THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.60
INCHES...WILL THEN DIVE WEST OF THE GREAT LAKES AND ACROSS THE OHIO
VALLEY ON SUNDAY. AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.20
INCHES...WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE REGION SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY.

LHZ361-250915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN BACKING TO THE EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-250915-
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-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...
THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-250915-
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-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY THIS EVENING.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-250915-
MAFOR 2422/
HURON NORTH 11730 11830 13820 13110. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET
SUNDAY. 220507.

HURON SOUTH 11610 11720 12820 11120 13110. SCATTERED FLURRIES
AND PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET SUNDAY.
210103 210305.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DRK

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