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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST THU FEB 23 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.30 INCHES...WILL LIFT NORTHEAST
OUT OF KANSAS TONIGHT INTO IOWA BY FRIDAY MORNING. THIS LOW WILL
MAINTAIN ITS INTENSITY WHILE TRACKING ACROSS LOWER MICHIGAN FRIDAY
NIGHT AND LAKE HURON ON SATURDAY MORNING. STRONG WESTERLY WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY AS THE LOW EXITS THE REGION.

LHZ361-240900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SNOW
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BACKING TO THE SOUTH UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW UNTIL
AFTERNOON, THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-240900-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
353 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
VEERING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL
EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN
BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BACKING TO
THE SOUTH UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW UNTIL AFTERNOON, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-240900-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SNOW
SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING
WEST TO 30 KNOTS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BACKING TO THE
SOUTH UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON, THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND
EARLY MORNING.


$$

LHZ462>464-240900-
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-
353 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE
IN THE MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BACKING TO
THE SOUTH UNTIL EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
UNTIL AFTERNOON, THEN RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-240300-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11700 11800 11100
11110 11227 11237 11247 19257 11246 19256. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12
FEET FRIDAY. 220102.

HURON SOUTH 11810 11800 12110 12226 12230. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET FRIDAY.
220203.

$$

MR

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