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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10
INCHES...WILL REMAIN OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON BEFORE STARTING TO SHIFT EAST. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
THEN DEEPEN AS IT DROPS THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THURSDAY
NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PULLING A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
FRIDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT OVER
MUCH OF LAKE HURON FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

LHZ361-302015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES.
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-302015-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 35 KNOT
GALES. GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 12 TO
16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-302015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
938 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH GALES TO
35 KNOTS LATE. SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET. A
GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST TO
30 KNOTS LATE. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST LATE...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-302015-
MAFOR 3015/
HURON NORTH 12600 11500 11516 12616 11736 11846 19856. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9
FEET FRIDAY MORNING. 220002.

HURON SOUTH 12600 12500 11510 11516 11616 11606. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220102.

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HLO

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