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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1002 PM 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.

LHZ361-170900-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
1002 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to
4 feet early in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales in the late morning and
afternoon. Freezing spray in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 6 to 9 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts to 30 knots
early in the evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
west 15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet late in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
until early evening...then veering to the north in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east until
early evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late
evening and early morning. A chance of rain and snow showers in
the afternoon. Snow showers until early morning. Waves 2 feet or
less building to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early
morning.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-170900-
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-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
1002 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet early in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to
30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales. Freezing spray in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 8 to 12 feet in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
40 knot gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales in the late evening and overnight. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to
30 knots early in the evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots late
in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the evening...then veering to the southwest
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and early morning. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the southeast
in the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to
10 to 15 knots until early morning. A chance of showers in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers late in the afternoon...then
rain and snow showers likely until early morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and early
morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ463-464-170900-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
1002 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Waves 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots late
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots until early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
until early morning. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Showers likely until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
2 to 4 feet in the late evening and early morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-170900-
MAFOR 1704/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11700 11610 11520
13530 12630. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet
building to 5 to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around 10 feet
Wednesday. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around 9
feet Wednesday evening. 220103.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11710 12610 12530 11541
19551 11551 11550. Waves 1 to 3 feet overnight. Waves 2 to 4
feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around 12
feet Wednesday. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around
12 feet Wednesday evening. 220103.

$$

CB

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