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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
331 AM EST Tue Jan 16 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...Weak low pressure, 30.40 inches, will push eastward across the Great
Lakes Region through today. High pressure then moves in beginning
Wednesday and holds heading into the weekend.

LHZ361-362-162100-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
331 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots backing to the northwest
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Snow showers likely early
in the morning...then a chance of snow showers in the late
morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
west 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. A chance of snow
showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet early in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots. A chance of freezing rain late in the morning. A chance
of snow showers early in the afternoon. A chance of showers early
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. Waves 3 to
5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots until early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to
5 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ363-462-162100-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
331 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Snow showers likely. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers likely
early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest to
30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the evening. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to
6 to 9 feet until early morning. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers
after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ463-464-162100-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
331 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-162100-
MAFOR 1610/
HURON NORTH 11117 11110 11100 13800 11700 11610. A chance of
snow showers this afternoon and evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 2 feet or less today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 12117 11807 12817 12710 11610. A chance of snow
showers overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet. 220103.

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