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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
355 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

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...A weak surface ridge will bring a brief increase in
pressure up to 29.90 inches this afternoon before a second clipper
system, averaging 29.60 inches, drops south of Michigan Wednesday
into Thursday.

LHZ361-132115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
355 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow in the
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots early in the evening becoming south 10 to 15 knots. A
chance of snow showers in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-132115-
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-
355 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning...then becoming light and variable early in
the afternoon becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots late in the
afternoon. A chance of snow in the late morning and afternoon.
Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of snow
early in the evening...then snow likely late in the evening. A
chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 4 to 6 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots veering to the west late
in the evening. Snow showers likely until late afternoon...then a
chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming east early in
the evening...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the late
evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Showers likely early in
the afternoon. A chance of snow showers. A chance of showers
early in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-132115-
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-
355 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 25 knots
early in the morning becoming west 10 to 15 knots...then becoming
southwest 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon becoming light and
variable. A chance of snow late in the morning. Snow likely in the
afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the
late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers until
late afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots late in
the afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the morning. Snow
showers likely late in the morning...then a chance of snow
showers early in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then backing to the
southwest early in the evening becoming south 10 to 15 knots in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ461-132115-
MAFOR 1310/
HURON NORTH 11800 13100 12110 12810. A chance of snow tonight.
Waves 1 to 3 feet. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11720 11710 11600 11700 11117 11127 11827
11820. A chance of snow today. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2
to 4 feet. Occasional wave height around 10 feet today. Waves 2
to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. 210508 210406.

$$

SF

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