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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
941 PM 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.30 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM METRO
DETROIT THIS EVENING TO GEORGIAN BAY BY MIDNIGHT...DEEPENING TO
29.10 INCHES. THE LOW WILL LIFT INTO QUEBEC BY THURSDAY
MORNING...FURTHER DEEPENING TO 28.90 INCHES. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
EXPAND ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY WHILE THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM CONTINUES TO LIFT NORTHEAST ACROSS CANADA. WEAK LOW PRESSURE
IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE GREAT LAKES ON SATURDAY...DRIVING A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AS IT LIFTS INTO EASTERN
CANADA.

LHZ361-362-250915-
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-
941 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...THEN BECOMING WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
45 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT...DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 45 KNOT GALES LATE. SNOW THIS EVENING. RAIN. A CHANCE OF SNOW
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 WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-250915-
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-
941 PM EST WED DEC 24 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
KNOT GALES...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOT
GALES...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. RAIN AND SNOW...THEN RAIN LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW 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...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-250915-
MAFOR 2504/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11757 11656 11650 12640
19650 11630 11530 11520. A CHANCE OF RAIN BY MIDNIGHT...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18
FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 18 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING. 210710
211014.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...12656 11640 19650 13630
12520. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 18 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET THURSDAY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET THURSDAY EVENING.
210710 210912.

$$

KURIMSKI

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