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Open Lake Forecast for Lake Huron
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
343 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

For waters beyond five nautical miles off 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 averaging 30.00 inches will largely remain in control
of the region through tonight although a weak cold front has dropped
into the central Great Lakes and will stall out today. The next low
pressure system will begin working into the western Great Lakes on
Sunday, passing through the Central Great Lakes as a 29.30 inch low
Monday and Monday night.

LHZ361-202115-
Lake Huron from 5NM east of Mackinac Bridge to Presque Isle Lt
beyond 5 NM off shore-
343 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots early in the evening becoming
light and variable. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Light and variable winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots
early in the afternoon. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet
in the late evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots
late in the morning...then increasing to 30 knots late in the
afternoon decreasing to 20 to 25 knots late in the evening. Gusts
to 35 knot gales. Areas of fog early in the morning. Freezing
spray late in the morning. Freezing rain and snow showers.
Showers late in the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 feet. Waves
occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots. Freezing rain likely early in the morning. Snow showers
likely early in the morning...then a chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Waves 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around
8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming light and
variable. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet until early
morning.


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LHZ362-363-202115-
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 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots until early morning
becoming light and variable. Patchy dense fog after midnight.
Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the late evening
and overnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the east early
in the afternoon. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast 15 to
20 knots. Areas of fog. A chance of rain and freezing rain after
midnight. A chance of snow early in the morning. Waves 1 to
3 feet building to 4 to 6 feet. Waves occasionally around 8 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the evening. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Areas of fog early
in the morning. Snow showers and a chance of sleet. Showers with
freezing rain likely. A chance of snow showers late in the
afternoon. Snow may be heavy at times late in the morning. Waves
8 to 12 feet. Waves occasionally around 15 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early evening...then
backing to the northwest with gusts to 30 knots in the late
evening and early morning. Showers and a chance of freezing rain
early in the morning. Snow showers likely. A chance of showers
until early morning. Freezing spray after midnight. Waves 6 to
9 feet. Waves occasionally around 12 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts to
30 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots. Freezing spray early in the
morning. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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LHZ462>464-202115-
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 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to
1 to 3 feet in the late morning and afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Patchy dense fog after
midnight. Waves 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots backing to the south in
the late morning and afternoon. Areas of fog. Waves 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Areas of fog. A chance
of rain. A chance of freezing rain early in the morning. Waves
2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
late in the morning...then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late
in the evening. Areas of fog early in the morning. Rain, showers.
Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots with gusts to 30 knots until early morning. Showers
likely early in the morning. Snow showers likely. Waves 3 to
5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots. A chance of snow showers early in the morning. Waves
3 to 5 feet.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

$$

LHZ461-202115-
MAFOR 2010/
HURON NORTH 11620 11610 11620 12610 12600 11700. Waves 3 to
5 feet today. Waves 1 to 3 feet tonight. 210305 210204.

HURON SOUTH 11520 12610 11600 14500. Waves 2 to 4 feet
subsiding to 1 to 3 feet today. Waves 2 feet or less tonight.
210204 210103.

Wave heights are for ice free areas.

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MR

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