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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EST TUE JAN 20 2015

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...HIGH PRESSURE OF 30.20 INCHES WILL CONTINUE TO
DOMINATE THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES THROUGH THURSDAY. THE NEXT
DISTURBANCE ARRIVES ON FRIDAY EVENING AS A FRONTAL
SYSTEM...AVERAGING 29.50 INCHES...SWINGS ACROSS THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES.

LHZ361-210915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID
AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-210915-
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-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST LATE. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
BY MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE NORTHWEST
LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462>464-210915-
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-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
NORTHWEST LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-210915-
MAFOR 2022/
HURON NORTH 12200 12300 14200. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 13200 12300 12200 11100. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE
WEDNESDAY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 220001.

$$

RK

GRAPHICAL MARINE FORECASTS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT
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