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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
339 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

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...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL SLIDE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT
LAKES ON TODAY. A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 30.40
INCHES...WILL THEN DRIFT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...WITH A
WARM FRONT LIFTING NORTH ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ362-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
339 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
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-
339 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-272115-
MAFOR 2710/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11117 11127 11837 11737
19757 11730 19750 12730 11720. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 12717 11727 11730 11740 11730 12720. SCATTERED
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

$$

SF

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