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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
945 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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...A COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE NEAR THE NORTH SHORE OF LAKE
HURON TODAY WITH MODERATE SOUTHWEST WIND OVER ALL MARINE AREAS
THROUGH TONIGHT. A STRONGER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...29.50 INCHES...
WILL REACH WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. IT WILL WEAKEN
AND BROADEN WHILE SETTLING OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN MONDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY.

LHZ361-062115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
BY LATE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-062115-
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-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-062115-
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-
945 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST IN THE
EVENING...THEN VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-062115-
MAFOR 0616/
HURON NORTH 13620 11610 12510 11410 11420. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6
FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 6 FEET SUNDAY MORNING. 220305.

HURON SOUTH 13530 14520 11420. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS SUNDAY
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 9 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND
6 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. 220406.

$$

SF

EXPERIMENTAL MODERNIZED OPEN LAKE FORECAST IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DTX/GLFTABLE (ALL LOWER CASE)

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/GREATLAKES (ALL LOWER CASE)



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