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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
936 PM EST FRI DEC 2 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...LOW PRESSURE...29.60 INCHES...OVER SOUTHEASTERN QUEBEC
WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES TONIGHT. WHILE THE
LOW PULLS OFF TO THE EAST AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.30
INCHES...WILL START BUILDING INTO THE GREAT LAKES FOR SATURDAY. A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN SWING THROUGH ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-030915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
936 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THIS EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ362-363-030915-
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 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A
CHANCE OF SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF
SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET BY LATE EVENING. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


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LHZ462>464-030915-
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 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THIS EVENING.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW AND RAIN
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-030915-
MAFOR 0304/
HURON NORTH 11720 14710 13700. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY
EVENING. 220204.

HURON SOUTH 13720 13710 12700. A CHANCE OF RAIN OVERNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET OVERNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET SATURDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS SATURDAY EVENING. 210507
210406.

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