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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
341 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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 ridge of high pressure, 30.00 inches, will
continue to settle south of the area as the next clipper system
develops to the northwest. This clipper low of 29.80 inches will
organize north of Lake Huron tonight into Friday and then will
deepen as it tracks towards upstate New York by Friday night. In its
wake, another ridge of high pressure will build east into the region.

LHZ361-150900-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
341 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots early in the morning. Snow showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow
showers until late afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
2 feet or less in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then veering to the south late in
the evening. A chance of snow showers. A chance of showers late
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of
showers early in the evening. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet until
early morning.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and early
afternoon...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers until
afternoon. A chance of showers early in the afternoon...then a
chance of snow showers until early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet.
Waves occasionally around 9 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-150900-
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-
341 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...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 early in the morning. A chance of snow showers
after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Snow showers. Waves
4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Snow showers early
in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. A chance of snow
showers until late afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest
late in the evening. A chance of rain and snow showers late in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
morning and early afternoon...then building to 2 to 4 feet early
in the evening building to 5 to 7 feet in the late evening and
early morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance of rain and snow
showers until afternoon. A chance of showers in the evening. A
chance of snow showers until early morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-150900-
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-
341 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers after midnight.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in
the afternoon. Snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to
7 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow showers
early in the evening...then a chance of snow showers in the late
evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then veering to the
north early in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers until late
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon...then becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots late in the evening. A chance of rain and snow showers
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers and showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to
3 to 5 feet until early morning.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance of rain and snow
showers until afternoon. A chance of showers in the evening. A
chance of snow showers until early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet
building to 8 to 12 feet until early morning. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.


$$

LHZ461-150900-
MAFOR 1422/
HURON NORTH 12610 12617 12517 11527 11617. A chance of snow
showers this evening. Waves 2 to 4 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5
feet Friday. 220203.

HURON SOUTH 11610 11620 12520 14527. A chance of snow showers
tonight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves
3 to 5 feet Friday. 220204.

$$

IRL

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