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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
326 AM EST Thu Feb 15 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...Mild air will remain in place today ahead of low
pressure over Lake Superior, 29.50 inches. The low will move east
and pull a cold front through the Great Lakes tonight. Moderate
northwest wind will follow the front during Friday before high
pressure moves in briefly Friday night and Saturday. The next low
pressure system will move through central Canada and lift a warm
front through the Great Lakes Saturday night and lead to favorable
conditions Sunday.

LHZ361-152115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
326 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the morning...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west late
in the evening. A chance of snow showers.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then backing to the
south early in the evening backing to the southeast in the late
evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers until early
morning.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots early in the evening...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning...then snow showers. Showers early in the
evening.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ362-363-152115-
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-
326 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Areas of fog early in the morning. Patchy drizzle in
the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the
late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon. Gusts to
30 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance
of snow showers late in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.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 snow showers
after midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning. Showers and snow showers. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-152115-
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-
326 AM EST Thu Feb 15 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Areas of fog and patchy drizzle in the
morning. A chance of showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the northwest late
in the evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight
increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the
morning. A chance of showers until early morning. A chance of
snow showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southwest
in the late evening and overnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Snow showers likely late in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then backing to the
south early in the evening increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
late evening and early morning.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
in the morning. Showers and snow showers.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

$$

LHZ461-152115-
MAFOR 1510/
HURON NORTH 12510 13610 11710 12720. 22MMMM.

Waves omitted due to ice coverage.

HURON SOUTH 12523 11510 11500 11600 11700 11720 11730.
Patchy drizzle this morning. A chance of showers tonight. Waves
nearly calm. 220001.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

JVC

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