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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
948 AM EST MON DEC 22 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...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS
WILL TRACK INTO THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES TOMORROW...WEAKENING IN THE
PROCESS. A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER
THE GULF COASTAL REGION AND RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN AS IT TRAVERSES THE
CENTRAL AND EASTERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON WEDNESDAY.

LHZ361-362-222130-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
948 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-222130-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
948 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-222130-
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-
948 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-222130-
MAFOR 2216/
HURON NORTH 14320 11320 11330 11336 11236. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET TUESDAY
MORNING. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 12310 14320 11326 11336. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.
220103.

$$

DT

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