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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
938 PM EST TUE DEC 23 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...29.50 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM THE GULF
COAST TONIGHT TO THE OHIO VALLEY BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE LOW IS
FORECAST TO LIFT INTO LAKE HURON BY WEDNESDAY EVENING WHILE
DEEPENING TO 29.10 INCHES AND INTO CANADA BY THURSAY MORNING AT
28.80 INCHES. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN EXPAND INTO THE OHIO
VALLEY REGION ON THURSDAY.

LHZ361-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
938 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN BY AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST TO 30 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-240915-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
938 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY...THEN RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT...THEN
BECOMING WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES LATE.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 18 FEET. A GALE WARNING MAY BE NEEDED.
.THURSDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES...
DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-462>464-240915-
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-
938 PM EST TUE DEC 23 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. RAIN. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN VEERING TO THE WEST LATE. GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 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 IN THE MORNING. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 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...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ461-240915-
MAFOR 2404/
HURON NORTH 11500 11600 11806 11106 11126 11136 11236
11346 19356. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11400 11300 11106 11116 11126 11226 11336
11446 19456. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS OVERNIGHT.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220102.

$$

KURIMSKI

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