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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
950 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

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...High pressure, 30.70 inches, will continue to slowly build eastward
across the region into tonight. Weak low pressure, 30.10 inches,
then begins approaching the region from the northwest on Sunday.

LHZ361-132115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
950 AM EST Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots
early in the morning. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. A chance of snow
showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 9 feet
after midnight. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots late in the morning...then becoming east 15 to 20 knots
late in the evening. Snow showers likely. Freezing spray early in
the morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 9 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots until early evening...then backing to the northwest in
the late evening and early morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding
to 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 2 feet or less building to 3 to 5 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-132115-
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 Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots early in the afternoon...then decreasing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Heavy freezing spray in the late
morning and early afternoon. A chance of snow showers early in
the afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight...then increasing to 10 to 15 knots early
in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet early
in the morning.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet
building to 2 to 4 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to
25 knots in the late evening and overnight. Gusts to 30 knots.
Freezing spray after midnight. Waves 5 to 7 feet building to 6 to
9 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots. Freezing spray until late
afternoon. Snow showers likely. A chance of snow showers after
midnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots backing to the northwest in
the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building to
4 to 6 feet until early morning. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-132115-
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 Sat Jan 13 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to
30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Heavy freezing
spray. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Freezing spray early
in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
becoming south 5 to 10 knots. A chance of snow showers in the
morning. Snow showers likely...then a chance of snow showers
after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late
in the evening. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then veering to the
northwest until early morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves
1 to 3 feet building to 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. Waves 2 to
4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet until early morning. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ461-132115-
MAFOR 1316/
HURON NORTH 11810 13710 11700 12610 11510. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
220103.

HURON SOUTH 11822 13720 12710 11610 11510. A chance of snow
showers this afternoon and evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet this
afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Occasional
wave height around 8 feet tonight. Waves 1 to 3 feet Sunday
morning. 210507 210406.

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