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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
Issued by National Weather Service GRAND RAPIDS MI
929 AM EST Wed Nov 15 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...A low pressure system will deepen to 29.80 inches as it
tracks from lake Superior through southern Ontario today and
tonight. This low will then settle into southern Quebec on Thursday.
High pressure...30.30 inches...trailing this system will slide into
the central great lakes Thursday and Thursday night. This high will
pulls out of the region on Friday, with the next low pressure system
set to arrive for next weekend.

LHZ361-152115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
929 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon. Showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
late in the evening...then becoming west 15 to 20 knots with
gusts to 30 knots after midnight becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in the morning.
Showers. Snow showers early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales becoming north 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers and showers
early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
veering to the east after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then
becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. A chance of
showers late in the morning. Snow showers late in the afternoon.
Showers late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in
the evening increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales in the late evening and early morning. Showers. A chance of
showers early in the evening. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet until
early morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots until early morning. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.


$$

LHZ362-152115-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
929 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales. Showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight...then becoming
northwest to 30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in the
morning. Showers. Snow showers early in the morning. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales decreasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots early
in the afternoon. Rain and snow showers early in the morning...
then a chance of rain and snow showers in the late morning and
early afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
late in the evening. A chance of showers late in the morning.
Showers late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest to 30 knots with gusts to 45 knot gales until early
morning. Showers. Snow showers likely in the evening...then a
chance of snow showers and showers after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the late morning and early
afternoon...then building to 10 to 14 feet until early morning.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 45 knot gales
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales until
early morning. A chance of snow showers. A chance of showers
until late afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally
around 18 feet.


$$

LHZ463-464-152115-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
929 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the afternoon...then increasing to 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers.
Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots late in the evening...then becoming west 20 to 25 knots
after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers in the evening...
then a chance of showers after midnight. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots early in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance
of rain and snow showers until late afternoon. Waves 10 to
14 feet. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming light
and variable. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon. Showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 5 to 7 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales early in the evening...then
increasing to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales in the late
evening and early morning. Showers. A chance of snow showers in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers after
midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 10 to 14 feet until early
morning. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of showers early in the
morning. A chance of snow showers. A chance of showers early in
the afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet in
the late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.


$$

LHZ363-462-152115-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
929 AM EST Wed Nov 15 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers.
Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers. Snow
showers likely early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to
25 knots early in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Rain and
snow showers likely early in the morning...then a chance of rain
and snow showers in the late morning and early afternoon. Waves
12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
light and variable after midnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming northwest
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales early in the evening
increasing to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales in the late
evening and early morning. Showers. Snow showers likely late in
the evening...then a chance of rain and snow showers after
midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 10 to 14 feet until early
morning. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales
decreasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales. A
chance of showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers.
A chance of showers early in the afternoon. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.


$$

LHZ461-152115-
MAFOR 1516/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11436 19456 11436 11426
11526 11636 11737 11747 19757 11840 19850. Waves 8 to 12
feet. Occasional wave height around 15 feet this afternoon. Waves
8 to 12 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 15 feet tonight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height
around 12 feet Thursday morning. 220710.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11426 12436 19456 11526
11636 11637 19657 11747 19757 11740 19750. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Occasional wave height around 12 feet this afternoon and tonight.
Waves 10 to 14 feet. Occasional wave height around 18 feet
Thursday morning. 220609.

$$

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