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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
353 PM EST THU NOV 27 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 STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 30.50
INCHES...WILL DRIFT THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES TONIGHT BEHIND A PASSING
ARCTIC FRONT THIS EVENING.  A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.90
INCHES...WILL THEN TRACK INTO THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES FRIDAY
LIFTING A WARM FRONT THROUGH THE AREA. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT
WILL THEN SWEEP THROUGH ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-280915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-280915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY
LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW BY LATE MORNING. SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-280915-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
353 PM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY
LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST IN
THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-280915-
MAFOR 2722/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12730 19750 11730 12720
11600 11510 11517. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 7 FEET FRIDAY. 220508.

HURON SOUTH 11737 19757 11730 12720 11710 11600 11510
11517. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET
FRIDAY. 220507.

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DRK

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