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FZUS63 KDTX 230305
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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
959 PM 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, 29.40 inches, will continue to push
towards the Saginaw Bay by Tuesday morning. Easterly gales are
expected over the north half of Lake Huron into the 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.

LHZ361-362-230900-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-959 PM EST Mon Jan
22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Rain and
snow showers. 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 30 knots in the afternoon. Showers in the
morning. Snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30
knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
late evening and overnight. Snow showers early in the evening. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2
to 4 feet early in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3
feet in the late evening and overnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the south late in
the morning...then veering to the southwest late in the afternoon
backing to the south late in the evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
with gusts to 30 knots until early evening...then decreasing to 15
to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and early
morning. A chance of snow showers early in the evening. A chance of
showers until early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 8 to 12
feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and early morning.
A chance of showers early in the morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet
subsiding to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and early morning.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ363-462-230900-Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI
beyond 5NM off shore-Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach
beyond 5NM Off Shore-959 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Showers and a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts
to 30 knots early in the afternoon becoming northwest to 30 knots
with gusts to 35 knot gales late in the afternoon.
Showers. Snow showers in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 4 to
6 feet building to 8 to 12 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35
knot gales. Snow showers early in the evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet.
Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the west
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming south 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early
morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming west 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 2 to 4
feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ463-464-230900-Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac
beyond 5NM Off Shore-Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron
beyond 5NM Off Shore-959 PM EST Mon Jan 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
5 to 10 knots early in the morning. Showers and a chance of
thunderstorms. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the southwest in
the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the afternoon.
Showers. Snow showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet building
to 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30
knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Snow showers
early in the evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and early
morning...then building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light and
variable...then becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots late in the
evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to 20
knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15
knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of showers. A
chance of snow showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ461-230900-MAFOR 2304/ HURON NORTH 12237 12127 13837 11830. Waves
6 to 9 feet.
Occasional wave height around 12 feet overnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
Occasional wave height around 8 feet Tuesday and Tuesday evening.
210909 210508.

HURON SOUTH 12416 11406 11526 11737 11747 11737 11730.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet overnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around 12
feet Tuesday. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around 12
feet Tuesday evening. 210305 210204.

$$

CB

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