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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
944 PM EST Tue Dec 5 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...Strong low pressure, 28.70 inches, continues to move
northeast through Ontario where it will slow tonight and eventually
stall tomorrow near James Bay. This system will continue to produce
westerly gales over Lake Huron through tomorrow with gusts to storm
force possible through early this evening. Pressure gradient will
remain elevated through the week, allowing westerlies to filter cold
air into the region.

LHZ361-362-060915-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
Lake Huron from Presque Isle Light to Sturgeon Point MI beyond
5NM off shore-
944 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
45 knot gales. A chance of snow showers. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Waves occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to 40 knot
gales becoming west 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
afternoon. A chance of snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. A chance of
snow showers. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around
15 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts to 30 knots. A chance
of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around
10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots early in the evening...then decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers
early in the morning. A chance of snow showers in the evening.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots. A chance of snow showers. A
chance of showers after midnight. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to
5 to 7 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.


$$

LHZ363-060915-
Lake Huron from Sturgeon Point to Alabaster MI beyond 5NM off
shore-
944 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest at 35 knot gales with gusts to
45 knot gales. Waves 12 to 16 feet. Waves occasionally around
20 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest at 35 knot gales becoming west 20 to
25 knots. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves
occasionally around 18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers early in the evening. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest 20 to
25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the morning...then
becoming west 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
evening. A chance of snow showers. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves
occasionally around 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming
northwest 15 to 20 knots until early morning. A chance of snow
showers early in the morning. A chance of snow showers until
early morning. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early evening...then
becoming southwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet building
to 6 to 9 feet in the late evening and early morning. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.


$$

LHZ462-463-060915-
Lake Huron from Port Austin to Harbor Beach beyond 5NM Off Shore-
Lake Huron from Harbor Beach to Port Sanilac beyond 5NM Off Shore-
944 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds to 30 knots with gusts to
40 knot gales. Waves 10 to 14 feet. Waves occasionally around
18 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 40 knot gales. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots in
the late evening and overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Waves
occasionally around 12 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. A chance of snow showers.
Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 knots
increasing to 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots late in the
afternoon...then decreasing to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots late in the evening. A chance of snow showers late in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots in the late evening and early morning. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots early in the evening...then
becoming southwest 20 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 knots in the
late evening and early morning. A chance of snow showers early in
the morning. A chance of snow showers. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves
occasionally around 8 feet.


$$

LHZ464-060915-
Lake Huron from Port Sanilac to Port Huron beyond 5NM Off Shore-
944 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest
to 30 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds to 30 knots becoming west 20 to
25 knots late in the afternoon. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening and
overnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. A chance of snow
showers. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet until early
morning.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15 to
20 knots until early morning. Waves 2 to 4 feet.


$$

LHZ461-060915-
MAFOR 0604/
HURON NORTH...Gale Warning in effect...11540 19560 13540 19550
14630. A chance of snow showers late this evening...Wednesday...
And Wednesday evening. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Occasional wave height
around 15 feet overnight. Waves 6 to 9 feet. Occasional wave
height around 12 feet Wednesday and Wednesday evening. 220811.

HURON SOUTH...Gale Warning in effect...11650 11550 11540 19560
11540 19550 12640 19650 12630. A chance of snow showers
Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening. Waves 10 to 14 feet.
Occasional wave height around 18 feet overnight. Waves 10 to 14
feet subsiding to 8 to 12 feet. Occasional wave height around 18
feet Wednesday. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Occasional wave height around
9 feet Wednesday evening. 221013.

$$

MR

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