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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
958 PM EST TUE FEB 2 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...STRONG LOW PRESSURE OF 29.40 INCHES NEAR KANSAS CITY
THIS AFTERNOON WILL TRACK INTO NORTHERN MICHIGAN TONIGHT AND
QUICKLY MOVE INTO QUEBEC BY WEDNESDAY. WINDS WILL VEER FROM EASTERLY
THIS AFTERNOON TO SOUTHWESTERLY BY WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW PASSES
THROUGH. COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL BE DELAYED UNTIL THURSDAY.

LHZ361-030900-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
958 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SLEET THIS EVENING. SNOW
AND RAIN...THEN SNOW LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-030900-
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-
958 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES...
THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
AFTER MIDNIGHT...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SLEET
THIS EVENING. RAIN AND SNOW...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 10 TO 14 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 18 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY
MID AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHEAST. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462-030900-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
958 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTH LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET THIS
EVENING. RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KNOT GALES LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ463-464-030900-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
958 PM EST TUE FEB 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SLEET AND SNOW THIS
EVENING. RAIN. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MID
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-030900-
MAFOR 0304/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11247 19257 11246 19256
11230 11420 11500 11510 11530 11630. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND RAIN EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 15 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 10 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9
FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET WEDNESDAY
EVENING. 220811.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11236 11336 12430
11520 11530 19550 11540 19550 11640 19650. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
WEDNESDAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS WEDNESDAY EVENING.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 12 FEET
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...THEN 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET WEDNESDAY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET WITH MAXIMUM
WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 11 FEET WEDNESDAY EVENING. 220508.

$$

DG

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