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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
358 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

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 of 29.40 inches will track from southern Missouri today
to near Saginaw Bay by Tuesday morning. Easterly gales are expected
over the north half of Lake Huron this afternoon and evening as this
system approaches. Wind will diminish Monday night as the low moves
through central portions of the the lake. Moderate northwest wind
will trail the system Tuesday followed by weak high pressure
Wednesday.

LHZ361-222115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
358 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots with
gusts to 35 knot gales. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain early
in the morning. Snow showers. Showers late in the afternoon. Snow
may be heavy at times in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet
building to 8 to 12 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales
becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots. Rain and snow showers until
early morning...then a chance of rain and snow showers early in
the morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots.
Showers likely early in the morning. Snow showers likely until
late afternoon...then a chance of snow showers late in the
afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. A chance of
snow showers early in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then becoming south 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of rain and
snow showers after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-222115-
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-
358 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 30 knots. Gusts
to 35 knot gales. Areas of fog in the morning. Rain and snow
showers. Snow may be heavy at times late in the afternoon. Waves
8 to 12 feet building to 10 to 14 feet late in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Showers. Snow showers likely early
in the morning. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales in the late morning and
afternoon. Showers in the morning. Snow showers. Waves 5 to
7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. A chance
of snow showers early in the evening. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to
northwest late in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east in
the late morning and early afternoon...then veering to the south
early in the evening increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of rain and snow showers
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-222115-
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-
358 AM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Areas of fog in the morning. Showers. Waves
3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet early in the morning.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales early in the
afternoon. Showers likely until late afternoon. A chance of snow
showers late in the morning...then snow showers likely in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Snow
showers likely early in the evening...then a chance of snow
showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south early
in the evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late
evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.


$$

LHZ461-222115-
MAFOR 2210/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...13237 11247 19257 12246
19256 11236 11226. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 8 to 12 feet.
Occasional wave height around 15 feet today. Waves 8 to 12 feet
subsiding to 5 to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around 15 feet
tonight. 210305 210507.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...14226 11326 11316
11416 11406. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet.
Occasional wave height around 8 feet today. Waves 4 to 6 feet
subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Occasional wave height around 8 feet
tonight. 210103 210305.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

DRK

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