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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
350 AM EST WED DEC 24 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...DEEPNING LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK UP FROM THE SOUTH
TODAY...PASSING THROUGH LAKE HURON LATE THIS EVENING AT 29.00 INCHES
AND INTO CANADA BY THURSDAY MORNING AT 28.80 INCHES. WEAK HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN EXPAND INTO THE OHIO VALLEY REGION ON THURSDAY.

LHZ361-362-242115-
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 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
THE EVENING. SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-242115-
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-
350 AM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. RAIN. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO
16 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO
7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-242115-
MAFOR 2410/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11806 11106 12126 11136
19156 11847 19857 11757 11657. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE
TODAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT.
220102.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11106 11116 12216
11336 11556 11656 11657. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET TONIGHT. 220001.

$$

SF

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