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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
943 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

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 30.40 INCHES CENTERED OVER KENTUCKY
WILL GRADUALLY DRIFT TOWARD THE ATLANTIC COAST OVER THE WEEKEND.
MILD AIR WILL THEN MOVE OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN AHEAD OF
THE NEXT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WHICH IS EXPECTED TO REACH LAKE
MICHIGAN TUESDAY MORNING AT 29.70 INCHES.

LHZ361-362-132115-
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-
943 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

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


$$

LHZ363-132115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
943 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE
BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-132115-
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-
943 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET BY MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-132115-
MAFOR 1316/
HURON NORTH 14610 11610 13710. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE TONIGHT. PATCHY FOG. PATCHY DRIZZLE SUNDAY MORNING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11510 11610 11613 11603 14605. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220103.

$$

SF

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