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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
950 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE...AVERAGING 29.90
INCHES...WILL PIVOT EAST OF LAKE HURON EARLY THIS MORNING. A RIDGE
OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING 30.10 INCHES...WILL BUILD UP
THROUGH THE OHIO VALLEY LATER TODAY BEFORE SHIFTING EASTWARD TO THE
MID ATLANTIC TONIGHT. THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AT 29.40
INCHES...WILL LIFT NORTHWARD INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS ON TUESDAY. A
SURFACE TROUGH...AT 29.90 INCHES...WILL PIVOT NORTHWARD THROUGH
SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN TUESDAY NIGHT. SURFACE TROUGHING WILL THEN
PERSIST OVER THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES THROUGH THE END OF THE WORK
WEEK.

LHZ361-052100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
950 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-052100-
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-
950 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-052100-
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-
950 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE
OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-052100-
MAFOR 0516/
HURON NORTH 11620 11610 11600 12500 12410 11320. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET TUESDAY MORNING. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 11620 11610 12510 11500 11410 11310 11320.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET TUESDAY MORNING. 210305 210204.

$$

DG

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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