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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
345 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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...LOW PRESSURE...AROUND 29.50 INCHES...WILL
STALL OVER LAKE HURON AND LOWER MICHIGAN TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
LIGHT NORTH WINDS WILL BEGIN INCREASING TUESDAY AFTERNOON...AS
EXITING LOW ALLOWS STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE...AVERAGING ABOUT
30.80 INCHES...TO MOVE OVER THE REGION. EXPECT BUILDING WAVES AND
NUMEROUS SNOW SQUALLS AS COLD ARCTIC AIR SETTLES OVER THE AREA.

LHZ361-090915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
345 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-090915-
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-
345 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. FREEZING SPRAY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES
6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING
TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY.
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ462>464-090915-
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-
345 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS BY LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY BY LATE EVENING. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS BY MID AFTERNOON. GUSTS TO 35 KNOT GALES. FREEZING
SPRAY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY
AROUND 12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOT GALES. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
30 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.


$$

LHZ461-090915-
MAFOR 0822/
HURON NORTH 13707 11807 11107 12117 11817. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220101.

HURON SOUTH 11807 14817 11817 11117 11817. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
220002.

$$

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