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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
332 AM EST SAT JAN 24 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 WILL DEEPEN TO 29.30 INCHES AS IT
TRACKS INTO QUEBEC EARLY THIS MORNING. THE PASSAGE OF THIS SYSTEM
WILL PUSH A WEAK COLD FRONT INTO CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THIS MORNING. A
SECOND...STRONGER...COLD FRONT WILL THEN DROP THROUGH THE AREA LATE
TODAY AND TONIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DIVES WEST OF
THE GREAT LAKES AND ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-242115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
332 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...
THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE SOUTH
BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-242115-
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 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHEAST.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST
LATE...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTH BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-242115-
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 AM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY DRIZZLE
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT...VEERING TO THE NORTH LATE. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH LATE...
THEN BACKING TO THE WEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-242115-
MAFOR 2410/
HURON NORTH 12610 11620 11630 12730 19750 11830 11820. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 7 FEET TODAY. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 9 FEET TONIGHT. 210204 210103.

HURON SOUTH 13510 11610 11620 12730 11820. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON TODAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...RAIN SHOWERS AND
PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET
TONIGHT. 220103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

DG

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