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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
952 PM EST WED FEB 10 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...LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EASTWARD THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DIMINISH EARLY THURSDAY
AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...BUILDS INTO THE
GREAT LAKES. WEAK LOW PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES WILL THEN TRACK ACROSS
LAKE HURON ON FRIDAY BRINGING A CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE REGION. HIGH
PRESSURE RETURNS FOR THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
952 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
952 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY MID AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-463-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
952 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST THURSDAY...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MID
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ464-110915-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
952 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH LATE...
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-110915-
MAFOR 1104/
HURON NORTH 13820 11817 12717 11627 11620. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6
FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 220305.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11737 19757 12737 13727
11617 11620. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
12 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.
220508.

$$

MR

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