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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

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...FAVORABLE WIND AND WAVE CONDITIONS WILL SETTLE OVER THE
GREAT LAKES TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE...30.10
INCHES...WILL EXIT THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TODAY AND PULL A WEAK
FRONT THROUGH THE REGION. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A SECOND SYSTEM
OF SIMILAR STRENGTH THAT WILL LEAVE A COLD FRONT NEAR THE NORTH END
OF LAKE HURON BY SATURDAY NIGHT ALONG WHICH A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL
TRAVEL SUNDAY INTO MONDAY.

LHZ361-052130-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
946 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTH
BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET OR LESS BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-052130-
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-
946 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ462>464-052130-
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-
946 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTH BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-052130-
MAFOR 0516/
HURON NORTH 14610 11600 11610 12510. SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SATURDAY MORNING. 220202.

HURON SOUTH 13610 13600 11610 11520. SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED FLURRIES AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS SATURDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SATURDAY MORNING.
220102.

$$

SF

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