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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1005 AM EST Fri Nov 17 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...A low pressure system, 29.60 inches, will continue
to track from southern Ontario into southern Quebec today. High
pressure, 30.30 inches, trailing this system will slide through the
central Great Lakes through tonight. This high then departs on
Friday, with the next low pressure system set to arrive on Saturday.

LHZ361-172115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
1005 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers
late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet
late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. Snow showers likely early in the evening. Showers.
Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning...then showers in
the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
35 knot gales. Showers early in the evening...then a chance of
showers in the late evening and early morning. Waves 6 to 9 feet.
Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot
gales becoming west 10 to 15 knots. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming southwest
10 to 15 knots early in the evening increasing to 15 to 20 knots
with gusts to 30 knots in the late evening and early morning.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until early evening...
then building to 3 to 5 feet in the late evening and early
morning.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ362-363-172115-
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-
1005 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet building
to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Showers. Waves
6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots veering to the west in the
late morning and early afternoon...then becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the afternoon. Showers
early in the morning...then a chance of showers late in the
morning. Showers in the afternoon. Waves 5 to 7 feet subsiding to
3 to 5 feet in the late morning and afternoon. Waves occasionally
around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales in the late evening and overnight. Gusts to 45 knot gales.
Showers until early morning. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 45 knot gales
becoming west 15 to 20 knots. Waves 12 to 16 feet subsiding to
8 to 12 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves 4 to 6 feet building
to 8 to 12 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots veering to the
northwest in the late evening and early morning. Gusts to 40 knot
gales. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.


$$

LHZ462>464-172115-
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-
1005 AM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet late in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots
decreasing to 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. A chance of
showers early in the evening...then showers in the late evening
and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around
12 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
east 10 to 15 knots early in the afternoon. Showers. Waves 4 to
6 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late morning and early
afternoon...then building to 4 to 6 feet early in the afternoon.
Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds to 30 knots increasing to 35 knot
gales in the late evening and overnight. Gusts to 45 knot gales.
Showers until early morning...then a chance of showers early in
the morning. Waves 12 to 16 feet building to 14 to 18 feet after
midnight. Waves occasionally around 20 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot gales
becoming west 15 to 20 knots. A chance of showers in the morning.
A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves 12 to
16 feet subsiding to 6 to 9 feet late in the afternoon. Waves
occasionally around 20 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then
increasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the
evening increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 35 knot gales
in the late evening and early morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. Gusts to 35 knot
gales. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ461-172115-
MAFOR 1716/
HURON NORTH 12420 13436 11426 11516 11700. Waves 2 to 4 feet
building to 4 to 6 feet. Occasional wave height around 8 feet
this afternoon. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave height around
12 feet tonight. Waves 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Occasional wave height around 8 feet Saturday morning. 210204
210406.

HURON SOUTH 11410 11420 11430 12436 11426 11526 11506.
Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet this afternoon. Waves 5
to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around 10 feet tonight. Waves 3
to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet Saturday morning. 220204.

$$

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