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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
Issued by National Weather Service GRAND RAPIDS MI
354 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

For waters beyond five nautical miles off 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...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE
NIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKING FROM ONTARIO INTO QUEBEC WEAKENS.
A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.90 INCHES...WILL DROP
ACROSS LAKE HURON EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, PULLING A COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE AREA. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS TRACKING THROUGH
THE GREAT LAKES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF
INCREASED WINDS TO THE REGION.

LHZ361-070915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
354 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. A chance of snow showers in the evening...then snow
showers likely after midnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
until late afternoon...then a chance of snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...then snow showers likely after midnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Snow showers likely
early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the afternoon decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the
evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early
morning. A chance of snow showers until early morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until early morning.


$$

LHZ362-363-070915-
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-
354 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 25 knots after
midnight. A chance of snow showers early in the evening. A chance
of snow showers after midnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
after midnight. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Snow showers
likely in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Snow showers likely early in the
evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers until
late afternoon...then snow showers likely early in the afternoon.
A chance of snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet late in the evening. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots backing to the west in the
late morning and early afternoon...then becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the evening increasing
to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and
early morning. A chance of snow showers until early morning.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
veering to the northwest until early morning. Snow showers and
showers likely until afternoon...then a chance of snow showers
and showers until early morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-070915-
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-
354 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late
evening and overnight. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
after midnight. A chance of snow showers until early morning.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Snow
showers likely...then a chance of snow showers late in the
evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet late in the
evening. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early
morning. A chance of. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and early
afternoon...then becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots until early
morning. A chance of snow showers early in the morning...then
rain and snow showers likely until early evening. A chance of
snow showers and showers in the late evening and early morning.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ461-070915-
MAFOR 0622/
HURON NORTH 11637 19657 12637 12627 11717 12727. Waves 6 to 9
feet. Occasional wave height around 12 feet tonight. Waves 5 to 7
feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet. Occasional wave height around 10
feet Thursday. 220609.

HURON SOUTH 12630 12620 11627 11617 12627. A chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Thursday. 210609
210508.

$$

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