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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
343 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF 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...GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING
AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...AROUND 29.50 INCHES. THIS
SYSTEM...MOVING OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES TONIGHT...WILL LINGER
OVER AREA THROUGH TUESDAY. THE LOW`S POSITION WILL ROTATE OVER THE
REGION ALLOWING FOR MINOR CHANGES TO ITS CENTRAL PRESSURE AND
FLUCTUATIONS IN WIND SPEEDS THROUGH THE PERIOD.

LHZ361-070915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
343 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH LATE.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3
FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS MAINLY BEFORE
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-070915-
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-
343 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.


$$

LHZ462>464-070915-
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-
343 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

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


$$

LHZ461-070915-
MAFOR 0622/
HURON NORTH 12610 11500 11510 11410 13420. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET OVERNIGHT
WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET
SUNDAY. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11530 12520 11510 13420 11430. A CHANCE OF SNOW
AND RAIN SHOWERS LATE SUNDAY. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE
HEIGHT AROUND 10 FEET SUNDAY. 210406 210305.

$$

SF

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