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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.20 INCHES CURRENTLY DRAPED ACROSS
THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL GRADUALLY BUILD INTO THE REGION THROUGH
THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEKEND.  LOW PRESSURE OF 29.80 INCHES THEN
TRACKS ACROSS THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES ON MONDAY.

LHZ361-182000-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-182000-
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-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHEAST IN THE
EVENING...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-182000-
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-
345 AM EDT SAT OCT 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS TO 30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-181400-
MAFOR 1809/
HURON NORTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11846 13840 12830 12820.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET TODAY. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. 220710.

HURON SOUTH...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT...11746 12740 14830 11820. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE
TONIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET
TODAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET TONIGHT. 220710.

$$

MR

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