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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
936 AM EST TUE FEB 14 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 SYSTEM...29.40 INCHES...WILL DROP
SOUTHWARD OVER PORTIONS OF ONTARO NORTH OF LAKE SUPERIOR TODAY. AN
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL THEN PUSH THROUGH LAKE HURON TONIGHT. A
MUCH STRONGER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STRENGTHEN NEAR THE ATLANTIC
COASTLINE AND CANADIAN MARITIMES TO 28.60 INCHES BY THURSDAY
EVENING. AT THIS SAME TIME...A RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES.

LHZ361-142100-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
936 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. FREEZING
SPRAY IN THE MORNING. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET
OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ362-363-142100-
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-
936 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING NORTHWEST TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. FREEZING
SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY
UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREASS.

$$

LHZ462>464-142100-
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-
936 AM EST TUE FEB 14 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. FREEZING SPRAY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 6 TO
9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. FREEZING SPRAY EARLY IN THE
MORNING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-142100-
MAFOR 1416/
HURON NORTH 12610 12620 11730 11730 19750 11731 19751 11731.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET
WEDNESDAY MORNING. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 11520 11620 11617 12627 12740 19750 11730 19750.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT
AROUND 12 FEET WEDNESDAY MORNING. 220204.

$$

DG

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