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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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...MODERATE SOUTH WIND WILL BRING MILD AIR INTO LAKE HURON
AND LOWER MICHIGAN FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. THIS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF
LOW PRESSURE THAT WILL REACH THE WEST END OF LAKE SUPERIOR TONIGHT
AT 29.50 INCHES. IT WILL THEN DRIFT EASTWARD AND STALL OVER LAKE
HURON MONDAY AND TUESDAY RESULTING IN LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND
CONDITIONS UNTIL WEDNESDAY WHEN THE WIND WILL INCREASE FROM THE
NORTHWEST AS THE SYSTEM EXITS THE GREAT LAKES. THIS WILL BRING
ARCTIC AIR INTO THE REGION FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE WEEK.

LHZ361-072100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
951 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-072100-
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-
951 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-072100-
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-
951 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-072100-
MAFOR 0716/
HURON NORTH 14420 11410 12400 11300. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS MONDAY MORNING.
210406 210305.

HURON SOUTH 14420 11410 12400 11407. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4
TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS
MONDAY MORNING. 210406 210305.

$$

CB

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)


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