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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
950 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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 ridge of high pressure near 30.10 inches will
persist over the area into Saturday. Low pressure of 29.30 inches
will then work into the western Great Lakes area from Sunday into
Monday, forcing a warm front north through the region.

LHZ361-182115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
950 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots early in the evening increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of rain and snow showers
early in the morning. A chance of freezing rain. Snow showers
likely until early morning. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to
6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and early morning. Snow showers.
Showers. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-182115-
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-
950 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late morning and
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet early in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 30 knots. Waves 8 to
12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
evening. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the east in
the late morning and early afternoon...then increasing to 10 to
15 knots until early morning. A chance of snow showers and
showers in the evening. Snow showers and showers likely after
midnight. Waves 2 feet or less building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the late
evening and early morning. Snow showers likely until afternoon.
Showers. A chance of snow showers in the late evening and early
morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ462>464-182115-
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-
950 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
20 to 25 knots in the late evening and early morning...then
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Gusts to 30 knots.
Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the
afternoon. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the southeast
early in the evening...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the
late evening and early morning. Areas of fog early in the
morning. A chance of rain and snow showers in the evening. Snow
showers and showers likely after midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Snow showers likely early in the
morning. Showers. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Waves
4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-182115-
MAFOR 1816/
HURON NORTH 12610 12510 13610 11510. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
220204.

HURON SOUTH 11620 14520 11620 12520. Waves 2 to 4 feet this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet tonight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet Friday morning. 220204.

$$

BT

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