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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
939 AM EST FRI DEC 26 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...WEAK LOW PRESSURE...29.70 INCHES...WILL TRACK ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES TODAY.  THIS WILL SEND A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS INTO EASTERN CANADA.  A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE ACROSS THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

LHZ361-362-262115-
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-
939 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY
LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
MID AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET BY MID AFTERNOON. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...VEERING TO THE WEST WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS BY
MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
MAINLY BEFORE MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ363-462-262115-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF
SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
939 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ463-464-262115-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
939 AM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE MORNING...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. AREAS OF DRIZZLE EARLY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET BY LATE EVENING.


$$

LHZ461-262115-
MAFOR 2616/
HURON NORTH 13510 11515 13505 11415. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220103.

HURON SOUTH 13510 11515 12505 11405 11415. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220103.

$$

JVC

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