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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 PM EST THU JAN 22 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.50 INCHES...ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND EAST OF THE AREA FRIDAY AS
A COLD FRONT DROPS INTO THE NORTHERN LAKES. THIS FRONT WILL DROP
SOUTHWARD FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. A SECONDARY
COLD FRONT...AVERAGING 29.60 INCHES...WILL THEN SINK SOUTH THROUGH
THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-230915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
350 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-230915-
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-
350 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-230915-
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-
350 PM EST THU JAN 22 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-230915-
MAFOR 2222/
HURON NORTH 12610 11520 11530 14540. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
11 FEET FRIDAY. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11610 11510 12520 14530. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
7 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
8 FEET FRIDAY. 220002.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DRK

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