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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
332 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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...29.70 INCHES...WILL MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL
PLAINS THIS EVENING TO LOWER MICHIGAN BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE LOW
WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE
SETTLING INTO NEW ENGLAND ON FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE...30.60
INCHES...WILL BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES FROM THE WEST ON FRIDAY.
THIS HIGH WILL SETTLE SOUTHEAST OF THE AREA BY SATURDAY AS A COLD
FRONT ADVANCES ACROSS THE REGION FROM THE NORTH.

LHZ361-290930-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
332 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY
LATE. FREEZING SPRAY LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOT GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING
SPRAY MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE
EVENING...VEERING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-290930-
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-
332 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY.
SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
35 KNOT GALES BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE EVENING.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-290930-
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-
332 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. SNOW AND
SLEET. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET... SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY LATE IN THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET BY
MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
FREEZING SPRAY IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-290930-
MAFOR 2822/
HURON NORTH 11410 12420 11430 12437 11527 11727. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET THURSDAY. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11410 12420 11330 11337 11437 11427 11617.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
THURSDAY. 210001 210103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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