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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
330 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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...A clipper low of 29.80 inches over Lake Superior will
continue to deepen to around 29.60 inches as it tracks towards
upstate New York by tonight. In its wake, a stalled front will
linger over the southern lakes Saturday while a ridge of high
pressure builds southeast into the region for Saturday night into
Sunday.

LHZ361-160900-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
330 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the
morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
morning and afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of freezing
drizzle in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and early morning...then veering to
the southwest after midnight. A chance of freezing drizzle until
early morning. A chance of drizzle in the late evening and early
morning. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. A chance
of showers late in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early
in the evening. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet late
in the evening.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
A chance of rain and snow showers early in the morning. A chance
of showers in the afternoon. A chance of snow showers in the
afternoon and evening. Waves 5 to 7 feet building to 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers until early
morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late
evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-160900-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
330 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots veering to the east
in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of freezing
drizzle in the afternoon. A chance of drizzle late in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the
southwest after midnight. A chance of drizzle and freezing
drizzle. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the evening. A chance of
drizzle and freezing drizzle early in the morning. A chance of
snow showers early in the morning. A chance of showers late in
the afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the evening.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots increasing to 30 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon...then decreasing to 20 to
25 knots until early morning. Gusts to 40 knot gales. A chance of
snow showers early in the afternoon. A chance of showers in the
evening. A chance of snow showers until early morning. Waves 8 to
12 feet building to 10 to 14 feet in the late evening and early
morning. Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers early
in the morning. A chance of snow showers until early morning.
Waves 8 to 12 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the late evening
and early morning. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-160900-
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-
330 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
early in the afternoon veering to the north late in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers until late afternoon. Waves
3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening and overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of freezing
drizzle early in the evening. A chance of drizzle. Waves 1 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the evening. A chance of
drizzle until late afternoon. A chance of showers late in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in the evening. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet late in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales.
A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in the late
evening and early morning. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ461-160900-
MAFOR 1522/
HURON NORTH 14720 12820 11810 11800. A chance of snow showers
tonight and Saturday morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet tonight. Waves 2
to 4 feet subsiding to 2 feet or less Saturday. 210204 210406.

HURON SOUTH 13630 11620 12720 11710 11800. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet. Occasional
wave height around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3 to 5 feet Saturday.
220508.

$$

IRL

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