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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
348 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OFF 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...29.20 INCHES...TRACKING EAST OVER
THE HUDSON BAY TONIGHT WILL DRAG A WEAKENING SURFACE FRONT...29.90
INCHES...ACROSS LAKE ERIE. WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.50 INCHES...WILL
TRACK FROM NORTHERN MINNESOTA LATE TONIGHT TO THE NORTHERN LAKE
GREAT LAKES ON WEDNESDAY. DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE IS THEN FORECAST TO
LIFT INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST ON FRIDAY.

LHZ361-220915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN BECOMING
EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN
DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-220915-
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-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG. A
CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING, THEN
BECOMING EAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN WITH SNOW LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTHEAST WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN WITH
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING,
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL EARLY EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-220915-
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-
348 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. AREAS OF FOG.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN VEERING TO
THE NORTHWEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS VEERING TO THE SOUTH
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. RAIN.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY EVENING, THEN
BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-220915-
MAFOR 2122/
HURON NORTH 11700 11503 12403 12413 12403. A CHANCE OF
DRIZZLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 11500 14403 12413 11403. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

$$

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