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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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...HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.60 INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO
THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN SLIDE INTO THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-132100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
355 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ363-132100-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
355 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES THIS MORNING. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-132100-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
355 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. AREAS OF
FREEZING SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.


$$

LHZ462>464-132100-
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 SAT FEB 13 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. HEAVY
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-131500-
MAFOR 1310/
HURON NORTH 12827 13727 12817 11107. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. 220204.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...14737 11737 11727 11817
11807. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. 220508.

$$

DG

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GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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