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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
951 AM EDT WED OCT 29 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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE...30.10 INCHES...WILL BUILD
INTO THE CENTRAL GREAT LAKES LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT BEHIND A WEAK
COLD FRONT. LOW PRESSURE OF 29.90 INCHES WILL TRACK ACROSS SOUTHERN
LAKE HURON FRIDAY MORNING...DRAGGING AN ARCTIC FRONT THROUGH THE
REGION. NORTHERLY GALES APPEAR LIKELY FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT OVER MUCH OF LAKE HURON.

LHZ361-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
951 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO
6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY LATE. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.


$$

LHZ362-363-462-292015-
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-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
951 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH TO
30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH
LATE AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET...BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 20 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY. WAVES
8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.


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LHZ463-464-292015-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
951 AM EDT WED OCT 29 2014

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
BY LATE MORNING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 3 FEET BY AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
INCREASING TO 35 KNOT GALES IN THE EVENING...DIMINISHING TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY LATE...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS...BUILDING TO
12 TO 16 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 20 FEET. A GALE WARNING
MAY BE NEEDED.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE...THEN BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST BY MIDNIGHT. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-292015-
MAFOR 2915/
HURON NORTH 12630 12730 11720 12710 11700. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
OVERNIGHT WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 8 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1
TO 3 FEET THURSDAY MORNING. 210406 210507.

HURON SOUTH 13620 12720 12710 11700. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON THIS AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH MAXIMUM WAVE HEIGHT AROUND 6 FEET
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET THURSDAY MORNING.
210406 210305.

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HLO

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