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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
954 AM EST THU DEC 18 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...A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH...AVERAGING 30.20 INCHES...WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES...BRINGING SNOW SHOWERS TO THE
AREA BEFORE EXITING TODAY.  WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SLACKEN AS HIGH
PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.30 INCHES...BUILDS OVER THE REGION AND HOLDS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

LHZ361-182115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
954 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.


$$

LHZ362-182115-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND
5NM OFF SHORE-
954 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ363-182115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
954 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

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-
954 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS MAINLY
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-182115-
MAFOR 1816/
HURON NORTH 11710 14810 11810 12800. PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.
210204 210103.

HURON SOUTH 14710 14810. SCATTERED FLURRIES AND PATCHY LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE IN THE MORNING THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET. 220204.

$$

CB

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