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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
938 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

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...High pressure, 30.80 inches, centered along the Atlantic
coast will continue departing slowly eastward tonight. Meanwhile, a
cold front extending from low pressure centered over Hudson Bay will
slowly move southeast across central Canada on Wednesday. Low
pressure, 29.50 inches, developing along the front will track across
the northern Great Lakes Wednesday night before pulling the cold
front across the region on Thursday.

LHZ361-140915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
938 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until late afternoon
becoming light and variable.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon...then
becoming south 5 to 10 knots late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots. A chance of snow showers in the afternoon and evening.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
in the afternoon. Snow showers likely until early morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ362-363-140915-
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-
938 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Areas of drizzle. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
becoming northwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots after
midnight. A chance of showers in the late evening and early
morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales decreasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon...then
becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots late in the evening. Waves 5 to
7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the evening. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early evening...then
becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and early
morning. A chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots backing to the south early in
the evening...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late
evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers and showers
until early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
in the late morning and early afternoon...then building to 2 to
4 feet early in the evening building to 4 to 6 feet in the late
evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-140915-
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-
938 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Areas of drizzle.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the west
in the late evening and early morning...then becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of showers until early
morning.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon...then becoming
light and variable late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow showers
in the evening.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming south
10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of showers in the
evening. A chance of snow showers until early morning.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ461-140915-
MAFOR 1404/
HURON NORTH 11430 11420 13510 11410 12415. Areas of drizzle
Wednesday evening. 22MMMM.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

HURON SOUTH 11430 13520 12420 11425 11525. Areas of drizzle
Wednesday evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet
Wednesday and Wednesday evening. 220204.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

MR

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