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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
350 PM EST Fri Feb 23 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, 30.00 inches, will continue to track northeast across
the northern Great Lakes through the early evening. High pressure,
30.30 inches, then builds across the region from the west tonight
and into Saturday. Strong low pressure, approaching 29.00 inches,
will then track northeast across the northern Great Lakes on Sunday.

LHZ361-362-240915-
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-
350 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight...then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots early in
the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots early in the morning
becoming light and variable...then becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet
in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
30 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. Snow showers after
midnight. Showers after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
6 to 9 feet in the late evening and overnight. Waves occasionally
around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots veering to the southwest
in the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales.
Showers until late afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the morning...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
light and variable early in the evening becoming east 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of
showers in the evening. A chance of snow showers until early
morning. Showers likely after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers until
afternoon. A chance of showers in the late morning and early
afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ363-462-240915-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
350 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then becoming
southeast 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots after midnight. A
chance of snow showers and showers in the evening. Showers after
midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to 6 to 9 feet in the late
evening and overnight. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds to 30 knots veering to the southwest in the
late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers early
in the morning...then a chance of showers in the late morning and
early afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots until early morning. Snow showers and showers likely
after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until
early morning.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the
northeast in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
east 10 to 15 knots until early morning. Snow showers likely
until afternoon. A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers
until early morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in
the late evening and early morning.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ463-464-240915-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
350 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east
15 to 20 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
becoming southeast 20 to 25 knots after midnight. A chance of
rain and snow showers in the evening. Showers after midnight.
Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening
and overnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots veering to the southwest in
the late morning and afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Showers
early in the morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally
around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots. A chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Waves
2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the east early
in the evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late
evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers early in the
morning. A chance of showers. A chance of snow showers in the
late evening and early morning. Waves 2 feet or less.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2322/
HURON NORTH 11610 11620 12720 11710 11700 11800 11200.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet tonight. Waves 2 feet
or less Saturday. 220103.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

HURON SOUTH 11510 12610 11710 11810 11800 12100. Waves 1 to
3 feet. 220103.

$$

JVC

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