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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
335 AM EST SAT DEC 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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES TODAY.  THIS WILL SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA.  A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-362-272115-
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-
335 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST TO
30 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
11 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
335 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-272115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
335 AM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-272115-
MAFOR 2710/
HURON NORTH 11400 11410 12420 11530 12640 19650 11740 19750.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 15 FEET TONIGHT. 210001 210103.

HURON SOUTH 12410 12420 11530 12630 11620. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. 220103.

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MR

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