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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
352 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.

LHZ361-132115-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
352 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

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


$$

LHZ362-363-132115-
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-
352 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. PATCHY DRIZZLE AND FOG IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE
SOUTHWEST LATE. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6
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-
352 AM EST SAT DEC 13 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 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. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST BY
MIDNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.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.


$$

LHZ461-132115-
MAFOR 1310/
HURON NORTH 15610 11610 11710. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

HURON SOUTH 11600 11610 11510 11610 11613 11603 12605.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. 220103.

$$

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