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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE HURON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
355 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

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 AT 30.30 INCHES WILL BUILD ACROSS THE
GREAT LAKES TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE NEXT BROAD AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE MIDWEST WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
MOVE THROUGH LOWER MICHIGAN AND LAKE HURON THURSDAY. NORTHWEST WIND
WILL INCREASE STRONGLY THURSDAY NIGHT AS THE SYSTEM EXITS INTO
CANADA WITH GALES POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

LHZ361-280915-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

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

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ362-363-280915-
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-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BACKING TO THE WEST LATE. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET BY LATE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTHWEST
BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES
1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. SNOW LIKELY LATE.
WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS...
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET. WAVES
OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 6 TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 12 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ462>464-280915-
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-
355 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE. FREEZING SPRAY LATE.
SNOW LIKELY LATE. WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
LATE. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW. WAVES 5 TO 7 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...INCREASING TO
30 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. GUSTS TO 40 KNOT GALES. FREEZING SPRAY IN
THE EVENING. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
SNOW. WAVES 8 TO 12 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND 15 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOT
GALES...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY. WAVES 8 TO
12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. WAVES OCCASIONALLY AROUND
15 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BACKING TO THE SOUTH BY
LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

LHZ461-280915-
MAFOR 2722/
HURON NORTH 12810 11800 12700 11600 11500 11510. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS WEDNESDAY. 220103.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

HURON SOUTH 13810 11800 11700 11600 11500 11510. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET TONIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET WEDNESDAY. 220204.

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

$$

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